Devi Prasad Bedari, PhD
Professor and Dean of the School

PhD in Economics (University of Colorado at Boulder), MA (Economics, University of Colorado, US).

Prior work experience: Associate Professor, T.A. Pai Management Institute, India.

Specializations: Macroeconomic Modeling, Applied Econometrics

Interest Area of teaching/research: Economic Behaviour


Achyut Wagle, PhD

PhD in Economics (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), India), MSc (Economics, University of Birmingham, UK), MA (Development Studies, Tribhuvan University, Nepal).

Prior work experience: Faculty, South Asian Institute of Management, Kathmandu. Editor, Arthik Abhiyan National Daily. Adviser to the Prime Minister of Nepal. Adviser, Nepal Rastra Bank (Central Bank of Nepal). Adviser, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA).

Interest Area of teaching/research: Industrial Economics, Business Environment Analysis, Political Economy, Fiscal Federalism, Development Finance, Financial Education, Entrepreneurship, QT and Game Theory.

Publication: Research Articles, Newspaper commentaries, Op-eds and Seminar papers.



Bijay KC, PhD

PhD in Management (Delhi University, India), MBA (Temple University, Philadelphis, USA), M.Com (Tribhuvan University, Nepal).

Prior work experience: Worked as Dean of Kathmandu University School of Management from 1991/93 to 2005/06 and from 2017/18 to 2019/20. Professor and Dean at South Asian Institute of Management from 2006/07 to 2016/17. Prof. K.C. has served Kathmandu University as a member of Senate and Academic Council, Faculty Board on different occasions. He Has also been a visiting professor at the Management School of the University of Lancaster for a term.
Professor K.C. has conducted research, training and consulting services in areas of finance, general management to various organizations. He is life-time member of Management Association of Nepal (MAN) and Fulbright Alumni Association. He is also a member of Transparency International Nepal (TI Nepal) and a member of Executive Board of Association of Management Development Institutes of South Asia (AMDISA). He has also served as a member of Peer Review Team regarding South Asian Quality Assurance (SAQS) accreditation of Business schools in India and Pakistan (team leader).

Specializations: Finance and Strategy

Interest Area of teaching/research: Finance, Strategy, General Management.

Dr. Binod Krishna Shrestha, PhD

PhD(Marketing in Education, KU, Nepal), MBA (Finance, TU, Nepal), MA (Development Studies, Bremen University, Germany). Published several research articles and case studies in marketing, entrepreneurship, business ethics and corporate social responsibility in journals and conference proceedings.Member of editorial board or reviewer of several research journals and adjudicator of PhD thesis of different universities.

Prior work experience: Training, consulting and research on enterprise and management development for several organizations, and self employed in a small manufacturing and trading business.

Specialization: Marketing (social marketing, consumer behavior, brand management and marketing strategies), entrepreneurship (business start up, social entrepreneurship, innovation and growth management, entrepreneurial strategies) and business ethics and responsible business behavior.



Biswo Poudel, PhD

PhD in 2011 from the University of California at Berkeley.

Dr. Biswo Poudel had served as the vice chairman of National Planning Commission, senior economic advisor at the Ministry of Finance, chairperson of the board of governors of ICIMOD, president of Colombo Plan council and chair of Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration (RECI) in Asia and the Pacific. He also served as the chief economic advisor of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI).

Dr. Poudel has published in professional journals such as American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, and Applied Economic Letters. He has also presented his research in conferences such as American Economic Association annual conference, AAEA annual conference, and European Association of Association of Envirenmentals and Resource Economists Annual Conference.


Jyoti Regmi Adhikary
Associate Professor (HR and GM) and HoD - Human Resource and General Management

MPhil in General Management (KUSOM);  Executive MBA (KUSOM); B.Arch-Hons (VRCE, Nagpur University, India); FDP (IIM-Ahemdabad, India). 

Prior work experience: Teaching in management school, and more than eight years working experience in different architectural firms in Nepal and Singapore.

Specialization: Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior


Sabin Bikram Panta
Associate Professor (Finance and Banking) and HoD - Finance, Economics and Accounts

PhD Candidate, MPhil in Finance (KUSOM), Master's in Banking and Finance from Griffith University, Australia, FDP (IIM-Ahmadabad, India).

Prior work experience: More than 10 years working experience in different commercial banks of Nepal.

Specializations: Financial Management, Financial Institution Management and Investment Management
Research Interest: Corporate Governance Bank Regulation and Capital Market.


Purna Bahadur Nepali
Associate Professor and Program Director, Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM)

Post Doc (Harvard University & Brandeis University, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, USA), Ph.D. (Zurich University & Kathmandu University, Nepal and Switzerland), M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology (Tribhuwan University, Nepal)

Prior work experience: More than 15 years of working experience in development and policy think tank.



Arjun Kumar Shrestha 
Associate Professor (General management) 

PhD (Management, KU), FDP (IIM Ahemdabad), MPhil (General Management - KU), EMBA (Finance - KU), BE (Electronics, MANIT, Bhopal, India). 

Prior work experience: 20 years of working experience in Nepalese Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. 

Specializations: Organizational Behavior, Research Methods

Eak  Prasad Duwadi
Associate Professor and Coordinator - Admission

First PhD, Pokhara University; MPhil in Education, Kathmandu University, MA in English, Tribhuvan University.

Prior Work Experience: Lecturer and Assistant Professor, Kathmandu University, School of Arts. Assistant Professor, Kathmandu University, School of Engineering, Dhulikhel.

Specialization: Rhetoric of Patient-Doctor Communication, Academic Writing, English Literature, Issues in English Language Education, Creative Writing, Online Pedagogy, Editing
Areas of Interest: Teaching and Researching in Health Rhetorics,Professional Communication


Rupesh Krishna Shrestha
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Marketing and Coordinator - Hospitality Management (on the study leave)
Ph.D. (Ongoing) Asian Institue of Management, Thailand; MPhil in General Management (KUSOM); Executive MBA (Marketing-KUSOM), BSc (Chemistry - University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA).
Prior work experience: Co-founder of Idea Studio Nepal, Mentor for Startups, Consulting, research, and training for Small and medium enterprises, Visiting faculty for Marketing and Entrepreneurship at various business schools in Nepal, and several years of experience in the trading business.

Specialization: Entrepreneurship and Innovation, New Venture Creation, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Communication, Strategic Brand Management.


Prabina  Rajbhandari (Vaidya)
Assistant Professor and Coordinator - Undergraduate Programs (BBA III and IV Year)

FDP (IIMA), PhD (Ongoing), MPhil (HR and General Management, KU),  Executive MBA (Marketing, PU), MA (English, TU).

Prior work experience: Principal of HS and private Undergraduate Colleges.
Specialization: English, Marketing, HR and General Management.


Bal Krishna Khadka
Assistant Professor

Master degree in Statistics (TU). 

Prior work experience: Teaching experience at Several Management School of Nepal, affiliated to Kathmandu University and Pokhara University of Nepal, Statistician at Interdisciplinary Analysts (IDA).

Specialization: Multivariate Analysis, Demography, Sampling and Survey Design, Stochastic process, Research Methodology, Quality control, Biostatistics and inferential statistics.


Pawan Kumar Jha, PhD
Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting and Coordiator of Research Degree Programs

Ph.D. in Management from Institute of Management Studies (Faculty of Management Studies), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India; M. Phil in Management (Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, Nepal), PGDFM (Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi), MBS (Finance, People's Campus, Kathmandu),

Prior work experience: More than ten years teaching experience in different academic institutions of Kathmandu.

Interest Area of teaching/research: Corporate Finance, Investment and Fund Management, Financial Institutions and Markets, International Finance, Banking and Risk Management, Working Capital Management, Behavioral Finance, and Financial Accounting.

Research publications: Eight research articles in the area of Finance and Banking have been published in journals and conference proceedings.


Sunil Kumar  Jha
Assistant Professor Of Mathematics 

M.Sc.(B.R.A.Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, India), EMBA, Ace Institute Of Management (Affliated to Pokhara University), CCNA, Kathmandu College of Management, Diploma in Computer software(DCS) from APTECH Computer Education, Muzaffarpur, India

Sanjay Pudasaini
Assistant Professor of Information System and Coordiantor - Students Management Cell,Executive 

MBA (Management Information System-KUSOM), MSc-IT (India)

Prior Work Experience: IT Officer KUSOM

Specialization: Management Information System, Decision Support System, Expert System, Business Analytics, Data Science



Hari Gopal Risal
Assistant Professor of Finance and Account (on the study leave)

FDP- IIM (A),M.Phil. Graduate with specialization in Finance, Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), Masters in Business Studies with specialization in Finance, Tribhuvan University.

Prior work experience:   MBA Program Director at Global College International affiliated to Shinawatra University of Thailand,  MBA Program Coordinator at Ace Institute of Management affiliated to Pokhara University,   BBS Program Coordinator at Shubhashree (NASA) College affiliated to Tribhuvan University,   Director for Global Derivatives Pvt. Ltd., Visiting faculty for Finance and Account at various business schools in Nepal.

Specialization: Advance Finance Theory, Mathematical Finance, Investment Management and Capital Structure Decisions.

Research Publication: Has published handful of research papers including the rated and ranked international journals in the area of finance, economics and banking.

Binayak  Malla
Assistant Professor (on the study leave)

MSc. (International Business Development), University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland; MSc. (Finance), Business and Management University, Geneva, Switzerland.

Prior work Experiences: Co-Founder of Vu Devi Services Pvt. Ltd., Nepal. Worked as a WTO intern for Permanent Mission of Nepal to UN, Geneva, Switzerland and conducted research work on "Academic Support Program, under  Special and Differential (S&D) provision of WTO”; Worked on a project “Trade for Sustainable Development” at International Trade Center (ITC), Geneva; Worked as a ‘Business Development Consultant’ for CME-SARL (import –export based company), Geneva; Worked as a Market research analyst for Prevenir SA, Neuchâtel and conducted a research work on “Non-life insurance and International Trade--  Indian Perspective ”.

Specializations: International Business and Finance.


Sabina  Baniya Chhetri
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of graduate programs (MBA & EMBA)

MPhil, General Management (2014), MBA (Marketing)

Prior work experience: 4 years of working experience in Nepal CRS Company (Healthy Homes/USAID Project)  as Marketing Officer and Visiting Faculty for HR, Marketing and Research Methodology for undergraduate and graduate level in various business schools in Kathmandu for more than 2 years

Research Publication: College Culture and Student Satisfaction, JER, March 2014

Specialization: Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, General Management

Dipesh Karki
Assistant Professor

Masters in Economicsand MBA in Finance. 

Prior Work Experience: Involved as software architect and manager in industry spanning Cross Border Payment, Fintech, Digital Marketing and Big Data

Specialization: Computational economics, Machine learning and knowledge discovery.


Dr. Umesh  Rajopadhyaya, PhD
Assistant Professor and Acting HoD - Management Science and Information

Ph. D. Mathematics (2015) Kathmandu University. M. Phil. Mathematics (2011) Kathmandu University. M.Sc. Mathematics , Tribhuvan University.

Prior work experience: 14 years of teaching experience.


Roshee  Lamichhane 
Assistant Professor(Marketing) (on the study leave) 

PhD(Ongoing); Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand; MPhil (General Management, KU), MBA (Osmania University) 

Prior Work Experience: Head of Academics, BBA program at CG Institute of Management (CGIM), Business Development Manager-at Chaudhary Group, Full-time Faculty Member at Kathmandu College of Management (KCM), Associate at Asset Advisory Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad.

Specialization: Service Marketing, Research, Consumer Behavior


Sunanda   Sharma
Assistant Professor(Marketing) and Coordinator-Placement cell

MPhil(Ongoing), MBA(Marketing-KUSOM), Bachelor in Commerce (Banking & Finance-Pune University).

Prior Work Experience: 3.5 years experience in the advertising industry of Nepal, serving clients such as Ncell Pvt. Ltd. Hansraj Hulaschand and Co. Pvt. Ltd, APCA Nepal, Buddha Air Pvt. Ltd, Laxmi Bank, Himalayan Bank and a short experience at Dabur Nepal Pvt. Ltd as a Sr. Associate Marketing Manager looking after the Health Care brands.

Specialization: Marketing Management, Marketing Communications, Brand Management, Advertisement and Promotion

Srawan Kumar KC
Assistant Professor(Management Information) 

ME Studies in Telecommunications Engineering (University of Technology Sydney, Australia).

Prior Work Experience:Lecturer - Computer and IT (Little Angels’ College of Management), Lecturer (Kantipur International College, College of Engineering).

Specialization: Information System, Data Communication, E-Commerce, Software Engineering.
Research Interests: E-Commerce, Edge Computing, ICT in Transport, Big Data.

Nisha Adhikari
Assistant Professor (Account and Finance) and Coordinator - Undergraduate Programs (BBA I and II Year)

MBA (Finance-Ace Institute of Management).

Prior Work Experience:Account Executive at Gokarna Forest Resort.

Specialization: Finance (Portfolio management and Security analysis, Financial Institutions and Markets, Financial derivatives and Risk Management and International Finance)

Dr. Rajesh Sharma
Assistant Professor(Finance)

PhD (Italy), MRes (Italy), MMEF (France).

Area: Corporate Finance, Financial Modeling and Valuation, Financial Statement Analysis.

Research Interests: Capital Market-Based Accounting, Research (CMBAR), Corporate Disclosure and Transparency (Earning Management & Textual Analysis), Sustainable Finance

Binayak Chhetri
Assistant Professor

M. A. (Economics) / B. Ed. (T.U.); Executive MBA (K. U.)

Prior Work Experience: Teaching & Managerial role in various Colleges and Schools; Teaching and Examination Coordinator in KUSOM (8 years)

Areas of Interest: Economics, HRM


Bhawana  Tamrakar
Lecturer, MBA (HR - KUSOM), FDP (IIM Ahemdabad), BE (Computer, IOE, TU)

Specialization: Human Resource


Asha  Thapa Magar
Lecturer and Program coordinator Hospitality Management

Master of Science in Hospitality Management (University of North Texas), Bachelor of Arts - BA, Hospitality Management (Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management).

Prior Work Experience: BPH Program Director at GATE- Global Academy of Tourism & Hospitality Education, Food and Beverage Service LID in Omni Dallas Hotel, Teaching Assistant in University of North Texas

Specialization: Hospitality Management, Experiential Learning
Interest in the area of teaching and research : Experiential Learning Pedagogy, Tourism, Hospitality education and Introduction of research..