BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MOHAN DAS MANADAR
Mr. Mohan Das Manandhar is a policy expert in inclusive development, development management, organizational development, and social inclusion. He has more than 30 years of hands-on management experience in academic institutions, development organizations, and private sector enterprises in Nepal, South Asia, South East Asia (Laos, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Myanmar), and Africa (Liberia).
SHER SINGH BHAT
Sher Singh Bhat is a senior Energy and Energy Policy Expert. He worked for above three decades with national public utility Nepal Electricity Authority in almost all core businesses of value chain of the power industry. He has witnessed the growth of Nepalese Power Sector from nearly 200 MW capacity to current capacity of more than 2000 MW and has actively been part of this growth. His in-depth knowledge and experience of corporate and system planning, generation, transmission, distribution and consumer service, power system operation and control, and power trading recognizes him as one of the key resource person of Nepalese power industry.
Mr. Dilli Ghimire has over 3 decades of working experience in community development and community electrification. He is the founder chairman of National Association of Community Electricity Users-Nepal, and past Chairman and promoter of South Lalitpur Rural Electric Co-operative.
Kala Timalsina has more than 13 years of experience on gender equality, social inclusion, local networking, lobby and advocacy in the energy sector. She has adequate knowledge, experience and skills of good leadership to empower grassroots women in the sector.
DEVENDRA KUMAR ARYAL
Mr. Devendra Kumar Aryal is Founder Board of Director. He brings over 25 years of experience in development sector of Nepal. He also has extensive institutional development experience from his involvement in several national and international organizations, cooperatives and companies. He holds master degree in Business Administration and Sociology from Tribhuvan University.
Mr. Bimal Pokharel has expertise in Local Governance, Planning, Renewable Energy, Project Evaluation. He has more than 15 years of work experience in different disciplines, mainly with local government, and field of local development, urban planning, and capacity development.
Renuka Bajagain has background of social science and has been actively working for community development and women empowerment.
DIL RAJ KHANAL
Mr Dil Raj Khanal is an environmental and natural resource management lawyer working for promotion and protection of community property rights of community-based natural resource management groups in Nepal since last 18 years. He is also working as a policy facilitator for safeguards system in climate change and energy in Nepal. Currently, he is affiliated with national level federations/ associations related to community-based NRM groups.
Mr. Rojan Bajracharya has over 10 years of experience in the field of macroeconomic analysis & socio-economic research. He has worked as consultant adviser for Government of Nepal, Central Bank of Nepal, and different donor agencies such as ADB, SNV, UNICEF, and DFID. Mr. Bajracharya was part of team of economists for calibrating macro-economic framework of Nepal and forecasting major macroeconomic indicators for Central Bank of Nepal.