TEAM

Siddhant Raj Pandey

Siddhant has been a banker for over two decades, having worked with Merrill Lynch and Riggs Bank in London. He was also CEO of Ace Development Bank, Nepal. Presently, he operates in the world of Private Equity as the Chairman and CEO of Business Oxygen Pvt. Ltd., the first International SME Venture and Climate Impact Fund in Nepal promoted by the IFC of the World Bank Group, DFID, the Strategic Climate Fund, PPCR and WLC Ventures.

He is a board director at Nepal Agriculture Business Incubation Centre (NABIC), under the Ministry of Agriculture. He was a member of the board of directors of the Investment Promotion Board at the Ministry of Industry and also represented the private sector as a board member of the Investment Committee, Central Renewal Energy Fund, Ministry of Environment and Energy. He also served as 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 Executive Programs in Global Finance at the London School of Economics.

Siddhant is the Chairman and CEO of Business Oxygen.

Ritu Pradhan Malla

Completed her Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Webster University, Thailand in 2009. Has six years of experience in the banking industry of Nepal where she has worked with leading commercial banks in Nepal like Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Limited and Laxmi Bank Limited. Competencies in relationship management, credit risk management, credit portfolio management, business development & knowledge about SMEs in Nepal.

Ritu is SEMS point person and Sr. Investment Manager at BO2

Deepak Sharma

He is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI, New Delhi, India and a graduate from MIT-SOM College, Pune, India.

Deepak is Investment and Finance Manager at BO2.

Sherin Shrestha

Sherin is an experienced banker who was with the Civil Bank prior to joining Business Oxygen. She was an Architect before she joined banking having worked at Chaudhary Group.

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the Institute of Engineering and a  M.B.A., with focus on Strategy and Finance, from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and has done an exchange program from the European Business School, Germany.

Sherin is an Investment Manager at Bo2

Anurag Karki

Anurag Karki is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK and a graduate in Business Studies from Tribhuwan University.

He was involved in the auditing and manufacturing industries prior to joining Bo2.

Anurag is an investment officer at BO2.

Deepika Joshi

Deepika is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal. She has more than three years of working experience  in one of the leading audit firms of Nepal with sound knowledge of accounts, finance, audit and taxation.

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies majoring in Finance from Tribhuwan University.

Deepika is an Investment Officer at BO2.

Nihal Shrestha

Nihal is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level 2 candidate. He has worked with Jaguar Investments Pvt. Ltd. before joining BO2.

He also holds a Bachelors’ of Business Administration degree with a major in finance and banking from SIAM University, Thailand.

Nihal is an Assistant Investment Officer at BO2.

Kripa Paudel

Kripa holds a MBA specializing in Finance from Ace Institute of Management. She has worked with Nabil Investment Banking and with Daayitwa as a Public Service Fellow in the in the development sector.

She is assistant Investment Officer at Bo2.

Rabin Maharjan

Rabin is the Administration Officer at BO2.

Chhali Maya Tamang

She is Office Assistant at Business Oxygen.