BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Siddhant Raj Pandey

Chairman

Siddhant has been a banker for over two decades, having worked with Merrill Lynch and Riggs Bank in London. He was CEO of Ace Development Bank, Nepal, for over eight years. Presently, he operates in the world of Private Equity as the Chairman and CEO of Business Oxygen Pvt. Ltd., the first onshore SME Venture Capital impact fund, promoted by the IFC of the World Bank Group.

His involvement with the Government of Nepal is as member of the board of directors of the Investment Promotion Board at the Ministry of Industry. He is also a mentor and advisor at Microsoft Innovation Centre (MIC) Nepal. Previously he represented the private sector as a board member of the Investment Committee, Central Renewal Energy Fund, Ministry of Environment and Energy. He was also the Chairman of the Credit Information Bureau of Nepal.

He has a BA degree from Virginia Tech (USA) and MSc. from University of Bristol (UK).  He has attended an Executive Program in Global Finance at the London School of Economics.

Kapil Tamot

Director

Member, Investment Committee (IC) and Chairman of IC meetings

MA in Public Communications and Public Relations (UK) and B. Eng. in Electronics (France). A development professional with experience in working at senior level with donors, international development management firms and INGOs in private sector development and public communications in Nepal, South Asia, Europe and Africa.