CPA (USA), Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Law
Representative, IKN Industrial AS, Norway
Mr. Shrestha is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal and a corporate lawyer accredited by the Nepal Bar Council. He is actively involved in the clean energy sector for over two decades
MBA, FMS Delhi University, India
Director, Soaltee Hotel Ltd.
Director, United Insurance Ltd.
Alternate Director, Butwal Power Company Limited
Alternate Director, Shangri-La Energy Limited
Mr. Shrestha has 31 years of experience in the export sector and more than 16 years of experience in the capital market, banking, financial and insurance sectors.
FCA (India), MBA (Nepal)
CEO, Butwal Power Company Limited
Chairman, Hydro Consult Engineering Co. Ltd.
Director, Gurans Hydropower Ltd.
Director, Khudi Hydropower Limited
Alternate Director, Nyadi Hydropower Limited and Kabeli Energy Limited
Former Managing Director, Nepal Electricity Authority
Former Member, Electricity Tariff Fixation Commission
Former VP, Management Association of Nepal
Life Member , Nepal Hydropower Association
Prior to joining BPC, Mr Shrestha served NEA for more than 20 years in different capacities. Mr. Shrestha holds a sound knowledge on Hydropower Development, Project Financing, Power Purchase negotiation and extensive experience in negotiation with different bilateral and multilateral donor agencies, local financial institutions for financing and implementation of various projects.
MBA (USA, Fulbright Scholar), PGD (NTNU, Norway), BE Electrical (India)
Sustainable Energy Coordinator, NPC/UNDP, Nepal (2012 to present)
Freelance Energy and Management Consultant (2012 to present)
Social and Environment Director, SN Power, Nepal (2008-2012)
Director, Renewable Energy, Winrock International, Nepal (2004-2008)
Deputy GM, Butwal Power Company Limited (2003-2004)
Energy Development Advisor, REDP - UNDP, Nepal (1996-1999)
President, Nepal Norway Alumni Association (2014-2016)
Life Member, Nepal Hydropower Association
Mr. Basnet is a renewable energy and management professional with over 28 years' experience in the development and private sectors. His specialties include project development, implementation and management; corporate social responsibility; group facilitation and organizational development.
B. Sc., Chemical Engineering (India)
Executive Director, Butwal Technical Institute (2008 todate) and (1990 - 2001)
Chairman, Butwal Engineering Works Pvt. Ltd. (1990 - 2000)
Director and Chairman, Butwal Plywood Factory Pvt. Ltd. (1977 - 1999)
Executive Director, Butwal Wood Industries Pvt. Ltd. (1977 - 1999)
Chairman, Hill Side Village Resort Pvt. Ltd. (2013 todate)
President, Rupandehi Udhyog Sangh (1993 - 1995) and (1983 - 1985)
Honorable Member, Butwal Chamber of Commerce and Industries (1996 - 2004)
Advisor, Butwal Municipality
Mr. Shrestha has an experience of over 30 years as Executive Diretor and Chairman in various organisations and including in tourisam business. Currently, he is working as Executive Director of Butwal Technical Institute.
Himal Hydro and General Construction Ltd.