Chandra Kumar Ghimire
Independent Business Expert Director
Mr. Chandra Kumar Ghimire, is an intellectual & researcher in the field of trade, transit, industry, and investment. He holds a 3-decade long experience in the field of planning, development & policy making at various top positions in different departments of Nepal Government. He retired on January 2021 from the position of Secretary (Industry) in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce & Supplies, other than this he has previously worked in National Planning Commission, and Office of the Prime Minister & Council of Ministers, etc. as bureaucratic leader. He has also represented Nepal in various negotiations as well as international and national forums.
He has received numerous meritorious awards and accolades, including the prestigious 'Suprabal Jana Sewashri Medal', conferred by the President of Nepal.
Mr. Ghimire has an M.Phil. in Public Policy from the University of Bergen, Norway and is a Gold Medalist from Tribhuvan University in Master of Public Administration. He has attended a host of training programs and courses, including, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, US, and University of York, UK, where had been a Chevening Fellow.
Currently, he is active in national and international research teams as a senior policy researcher particularly in the areas of trade, transit and industrial development. Also, he is a member of the Advisory Board for WTO-Chairs Program Nepal, Kathmandu University- School of Management.