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, FCDO, Climate Investment Funds (PPCR) and WLC Ventures.
He is Chairman of the Agribusiness Incubation Centre (NABIC), under the Ministry of Agriculture. He is also the Co-Chair of the Start up and Innovation centre at the FNCCI. 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 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.
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.