KUSOM Faculties

Bijay  KC
Professor and Dean of the school


Specialization: Finance


Devi Prasad Bedari
Professor, 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

Prof. Dr. Binod Krishna Shrestha
Professor. Ph.D. (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.


Jyoti Regmi Adhikary
Associate Professor (HR and GM) and Coordinator of Institutional Planning and Development Cell, 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 Coordinator of MBA Programs, MPhil in Finance (KUSOM), Master's in Banking and Finance from Griffith University, Australia, FDP (IIM-Ahmadabad, India). Coordinator of Internship and Placement Cell.

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

Specializations: Financial Management, Financial Institution Management and Investment Management

Narayan Prasad Paudel (On Deputation)
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. (Finance), TU, MBA (Accounting), TU
Prior work experience: Secretary cum Chief Executive Officer, Accounting Standards and Auditing Standards Board Nepal; Chairman, Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd (NEPSE), Financial Analyst, Social Welfare Council, Nepal; Internal Auditor, Helvetas Nepal;

Specialization: Financial Management, Portfolio Management, Cost and Management Accounting, and Project Management


Rupesh Krishna Shrestha
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Marketing.
Coordinator of Business Promotion Services and ideAction-KUSOM Business Incubator, Co-founder of Idea Studio Nepal
MPhil in General Management (KUSOM), Executive MBA (Marketing-KUSOM), BSc (Chemistry - University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA).
Prior work experience: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 trading business.

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


Rojan  Baniya (On Study Leave)
Assistant Professor and coordinator of Enterprise and Management Development Program (EMDC), Master in Market Research (MMR, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, US), Master in Business Administration (Marketing and HR, Kathmandu University School of Management, Nepal).

Prior work experience: Lecturer (KUSOM, Nepal), Credit Card Officer (Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited, Nepal), Research Analyst (Maritz Research Inc, St. Louis, US), Research Project Manager (Brand Asset Consulting, Young & Rubicam, New York, US), Senior Research Analyst, Statistician (MMGY Global, Orlando, US)

Specializations: Marketing (Marketing Research, Brand, Service Marketing, Consumer Insight) Strategic Management and Human Resource Management.


Seema  Singh
Assistant Professor, MPhil (KUSOM) EMBA (Human Resources; KUSOM), M.P.A. (TU). 

Specialization: Human Resource Management, Organization Behavior, Performance Management.



Arjun Kumar Shrestha 
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Research Programs and Publications, PhD (Ongoing), FDP (IIM Ahemdabad), MPhil (General Management - KUSOM), EMBA (Finance - KUSOM), BE (Electronics, MACT, Bhopal, India). 

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

Specializations: Organizational Behavior, Research Methods

Sahadeb Upretee (On Study Leave)
Assistant Professor, MPhil in Mathematics – KU
Prior work experience: More than 8 years teaching experience at KU and other educational institutions

Specialization: Quantitative Techniques, Statistics, Modeling, Cryptography


Prabina  Rajbhandari (Vaidya)
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Admissions, FDP (IIM), MPhil (Ongoing- MPhil, KUSOM) Executive MBA (Marketing, PU), MA (English, TU).

Prior work experience: Principal of HS and private Undergraduate Colleges.
Specialization: English, Marketing, Logic, Service Marketing.


Bal Krishna Khadka
Assistant Professor and Associate in Graduate Programs, 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
Assistant Professor of Finance and Associate in Research Degree Programs, Ph.D. (Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India), M. Phil in Management (Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal), PGDFM (IGNOU), MBS (Finance, People's Campus, Kathmandu), and BBS (Account and Tax, People's Campus, Kathmandu).

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

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

Specializations: Financial Management, Capital Investment & Financing Decisions, Working Capital Management, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Financial Markets & Institutions, International Finance, Financial Derivatives & Risk Management, and Financial Accounting.


Sunil Kumar  Jha
Assistant Professor Of Mathematics and Associate in Institutional Planning and Development Cell, 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 of 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 and Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs, M.Phil. Scholar 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.

Binayak  Malla
Assistant Professor and Associate in Research Programs and Publication; 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 Incharge of Students Projects Guidance, Kathmandu University School of Management, 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, Marketing, General Management

Dipesh Karki
Assistant Professor and Associate in Graduate Programs, 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.


Roshee  Lamichhane Bhusal
Assistant Professor (Marketing) and Incharge of Placement cell, MPhil(General Management), 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


Dr. Umesh  Rajopadhyaya
Lecturer and Associate in Research Degree Programs,  Kathmandu University School of Management. 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.


Sunanda   Sharma
Lecturer (Marketing) and Associate in Undergraduate Programs, 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

Abhishek   Mallick
Lecturer ( International Business and Trade), MBA,

Prior Work Experience: Teaching Managerial Economics and Research Methodology and consulting works on various risk management projects in audit firms and government related projects.

Specialization: International Business and Trade

David Kansakar
Lecturer and Associate in Graduate Programs, Masters in Work and Organisational Psychology, Maastricht, Netherlands; MBA (Project Management), KUSOM; Masters in Biotechnology, Kurukhshetra University, Haryana, India, Bachelors in Life Sciences, K.C. College, Mumbai, India.

Prior Work Experience: Lead Researcher and Project Lead, three60 Consulting Pvt. Ltd. Nepal;Corporate Assistant Manager Product Planning and Monitoring, Asia Pacific Communication Associates Nepal Pvt. Ltd., Nepal.

Specialization: Work and Organisational Psychology, Employee well-being.

Research Interests: Employee well-being, Positive Psychology, Behavioural Economics.

Srawan Kumar KC
Lecturer (Information Technology) and Associate in Undergraduate Programs, ME Studies in Telecommunications Engineering (University of Technology Sydney, Australia).

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

Specialization: Information System, Data Communications, Software Engineering, C - Programming.
Research Interests:E - Governance, Cloud Computing.

Nisha Adhikari
Lecturer (Account and Finance) and Associate in Undergraduate Programs, 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)

Bharat Prasad Neupane
Lecturer and Associate in Research Programs and Publication, Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in English (2016), Pokhara University; Master of Arts (MA) in English (2009), Tribhuvan University, Central Department of English, Kirtipur.

Prior Work Experience: Lecturer, Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Hattiban; Lecturer, Kathmandu University, School of Law, Dhulikhel.

Areas of Interest: Communication, Writing, and Research

Binayak Chhetri
Faculty, 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