Board of Directors

Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma (Chairman)

Dr. Shankar Prasad Sharma is a prominent personality in the country. Dr. Sharma held numerous important portfolios during his stay with the Government of Nepal such as Former Vice Chairman of National Planning Commission (1999-2006), Chief Advisor in Ministry of Finance (1997-1999), and Senior Economist in Institute of South East Asian Studies (1986-1993). Dr. Sharma also worked as a consultant to the Constitution Committee on "Distribution of Natural Resources, Economic Rights and Public Revenue" in helping to draft the new Constitution of Nepal. He was appointed as the ambassador to the United States of America from 2009 to 2013. Dr. Sharma was the founder Chairman of the Bank and contributed in the Bank’s progress from its establishment in 2006 till 2010.

Mr. Bal Krishna Prasai (Director)

Mr. Bal Krishna Prasai, former Secretary of the Government of Nepal, has successfully served for 25 years in various important capacities under different Ministries of the Government of Nepal. Mr Prasai has acquired wide experience in the field of development and governance (including financial) .He holds Master Degree in Business Administration from the Phillipines and Master Degree in Science from Nepal.

Mr.Prakash Chandra Mainali(Public Director)

Mr. Mainali is an experienced businessman. He is mainly related with the business sectors like service industry, poultry and other industries. He had also worked in a Joint venture bank for 9 years prior to commencing his own business ventures.

Mr.Pavitra Kumar Karki (Director)

Mr. Pravitra Kumar Karki is an enthusiastic professional who has been working in various positions in the Travel & Tours Trade. Mr. Karki has been in this industry for more than 26 years and has served in various positions for Nepal Association of Tour & Travels from 1995 to 2010. He has also been serving in various positions for United Federation of Travel Agents from 2006 to 2010. Besides the Travel and Tours Trade he is also involved in the power and energy generating industries in the capacity of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr.Bijaya Dhoj Karki(Public Director)

Mr. Bijaya Dhoj Karki successfully served for 37 years in the Nepal Army and retired in the post of Brigadier General. During the service period Mr. Karki visited all 75 districts of the country. He also served under the UN Mission in former Yugoslavia, Haiti, Lebanon, Congo etc. Mr. Karki also attended the Crisis Management Training at Israel. Mr. Karki is an Honorary Member of the Barphedi Society.

Dr. Chanda Karki ( Director)

Professor Dr.Chanda Karki is a renowned Obstetrician and Gynecologists and principal of Kathmandu Medical College, a premier medical institute. Besides her professional affiliations to the hospital, she is actively involved in governmental and non government organizations. She has also been rendering her expert service in social causes. She holds prestigious positions as Executive Member to the Senate, Kathmandu University (KU), Executive Member, Nepal Medical Council, Member, International Review Board (IRB) of Centre for Research on Environment Health and Population Activities (CREHPA) to name a few. She is also serving through various professional and social organizations especially contributing in the Obstetrician and Gynecologists society in local, regional and international level. Having experience of extensively working in family health programs, she has travelled around the globe and is a seasoned practitioner as well as a veteran educationist.

Mr.Chandra Tandan ( Director)

Mr.Chandra Tandan is a skilled professional who has been involved in remittance business. He has excellent business development skills with hands on knowledge of directing the activities of financial, banking and remittance sector. Academically, an MBA in Finance with specialization in Capital Structure and Investment, he is currently leading one of the country’s largest remittance company. He also has experience of working as Director of finance companies in the past. He has travelled extensively across the globe and has presented paper on related fields. His expert opinions on remittance are widely accepted in the industry and his articles are often published in different newspapers.

Mr. Avanindra Kumar Shrestha ( Professional Director )

Mr. Avanindra Kumar shrestha, former Secretary of the government of Nepal has served under various ministries from 1981 to 2012. His outstanding contribution, especially in the Local Development and State Restructuring, Inland Revenue and Public Procurement has been accredited with Gorkha Dakshin Bahu III and Gorkha Dakshin Bahu IV. Academically he is Master of Arts in Regional Development Planning from the University of Philippines and a Post Graduate Diploma in Regional Development Planning & management from the University of Dortmund. His has wide experience of participation in national as well as international conferences and seminars as well as conducting trainings. Currently he is engaged as a Consultant for the Ministry of Health.