Board of Directors

Dr. Varun Chaudhary

Chairman (represents CG Finco Ltd.)

Dr. Chaudhary is the Executive Director of CG Corp Global, a multinational conglomerate with a legacy of over 150 years, whose presence is spread over 24 countries in five continents.

Dr. Chaudhary holds a diversified portfolio within the Group and manages Mega Food Park, CG Agro Industries, Retail, Quick Service Restaurants, Cement, EPC, Real Estate, Ayurveda and Biotech.

He oversees CG Corp Global's flagship product ‘Wai Wai’ in Nepal, India and globally. He also leads product development and is focused on extending CG's brands across the globe.

Mr. Adarsha Bazgain

Vice-Chairman (represents Nabil Bank Ltd.)

Mr. Bazgain, a seasoned banker with 18 years of experience in Nepalese Banking Industry is currently leading International Banking, Strategic Expansion and Treasury at Nabil Bank Ltd. in a capacity of Deputy General Manager (DGM).

Previously he worked at Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd. for more than 16 years and led the Financial Market and Sales division of the Bank as his last assignment. He holds an MBA from Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM).

Mr. Ganesh Prasad Awasthi

Director (represents Nabil Bank Ltd.)

Mr. Awasthi has more than 16 years’ experience in the Nepali Banking Industry and currently leads the SME, Retail and Branch Business of Nabil Bank Ltd. in a capacity of Assistant General Manager (AGM).

He was previously associated with Global IME Bank Ltd. and led the branch operations and Business Development as his last assignment. He holds a Master's degree in Economics and Business Studies from Tribhuvan University (TU).

Mr. Sanjay Pokhrel

Director (represents CG Finco Ltd.)

Mr. Pokhrel is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), and has more than 8 years of professional experience in the field of accounting, finance and capital market.

He has been associated with the Nepali capital market since 2015 and has extensive experience in the field of accounting, audit & financial consultancy and financial management.

Mr. Shankar Prasad Pandey

Independent Professional Director

Mr. Pandey, former Secretary of GON, holds an MBA from Tribhuvan University

He was associated in civil service for more than three decades and worked in various Ministries during his tenure. He previously also served as the Chairman of the Public Procurement Review Committee and Financial Comptroller General of FCGO.

Mr. Mukunda Nath Dhungel

Independent Professional Director

Mr. Dhungel holds a Master's degree in Economics from TU and another Master's degree in Bussiness Administration from University of the East, Philippines.

Mr. Dhungel has served Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd. (NEPSE), for almost three decades from Section Officer to General Manager. He also served as the Chairman of Nepal Bagladesh Bank Ltd. adn the Director of Citizen Investment Trust. He was also the Professional Director of Nabil Bank Ltd.