Dr Karuvetil is an associate consultant with the National Addictions Management Service (NAMS) and also in General psychiatry at the Institute of Mental Health. He is a member of Royal College of psychiatry (MRCPsych). He had obtained MSc in Addiction Psychiatry from Kings College London. He is a fellow of Academy of Medicine Singapore (FAMS). He has been working in Singapore for the past six years. Prior to this, he had worked in the United Kingdom in various sub-specialties in Psychiatry, including addiction psychiatry, for many years. His currently participates in teaching, research and has also conducted talks related to addictions psychiatry at various primary healthcare settings.