Unnikrishnan is in charge of the Great Eastern CSR Foundation (GECSRF). Prior to joining GECSRF, Unni was a senior professional at GMR Foundation where he initiated the foundation's work in Bangalore, before taking over as the CSR head of Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd. He is credited with developing CSR partnerships between GMR and companies such as Volvo and Schneider. Unni has 17 years of development work experience with good exposure to CSR, international donor organisations and grassroots-level NGO work. Unni graduated with a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.