KUSOM Faculties


Bijay  KC

Professor and Dean of school


Devi Prasad Bedari
Professor and coordinator of MPhil program, PhD (Economics, University of Colorado, US), MA (Economics, University of Colorado, US). Prior work experience: Associate Professor, T.A. Pai Management Institute, India.
Specializations: Economics, Econometrics, Mathematical economics, International Finance.

Prof. Dr. Binod

Prof. Dr. Binod  Krishna Shrestha

Ph.D. (Marketing in Education, KU, Nepal), MBA (Finance, TU, Nepal), MA (Development Studies, Bremen University, Germany). Director: Research Program. 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.

Research interest: Marketing, entrepreneurship and business ethics


Jayakar  Vaidya

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs,

Masters in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University, Masters in Business Administration from LUMS, Pakistan

More than twenty five years work experience in senior position in Bank, INGOS, Development Projects , Private colleges and  Consultant  firms. Associated with KUSOM as visiting faculty since 2010


Rupesh Krishna Shrestha
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Business Promotion Services, Co-founder of Idea Studio, 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, International Marketing Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.


Rojan  Baniya
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.


Jyoti Regmi Adhikary
Assistant Professor (HR and OB), 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


Narayan Prasad Paudel
Assistant Professor, Ph.D. (Finance), TU, MBA (Accounting), TU
Corporate 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


Sabin Bikram Panta
Assistant Professor (Finance and Banking), 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


Seema  Singh
Assistant Professor, MPhil (Ongoing at KUSOM) EMBA (Human Resources; KUSOM), M.P.A. (TU). 
Specialization: Human Resource Management, Organization Behavior, Performance Management.


Arjun Kumar Shrestha
Assistant Professor, MPhil (General Management - KUSOM), EMBA (Finance - KUSOM), BE (Electronics, MACT, India). Prior work experience: 20 years of working experience in Nepalese Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineer. 
Specializations: Operations Management, Organizational Behavior


Prabina  Rajbhandari (Vaidya)
Assistant Professor & Coordinator Co- curricular Programs,  Executive MBA (Marketing, Service Marketing, Entrepreneur), Pokhara University; MA (English), Tribhuvan University, MPhil ongoing, Kathmandu University.

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


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.


Sahadeb  Upretee
Assistant Professor, MPhil in Mathematics – KU
Prior Experience: More than 8 years teaching experience at KU and other educational institutions.
Specialization: Quantitative Techniques, Statistics, Modeling, Cryptography



Pawan Kumar Jha
Assistant Professor of Finance, 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
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


Hari Gopal Risal

Assistant Professor of Finance and Account, 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.


Ramesh  Gyawali
MA (International Relations The University of Northampton, UK) MA (Political Science TU) Specialization- US policy towards South Asia, UN & Peace building, Diplomacy, Media


Binayak  Malla

Lecturer; 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

Sabina Baniya Chhetri

Lecturer (Business Research Methods, Employee Training, Managing Employee Performance)

Contact Address:

Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM)


Phone: +977 1 5548891-329


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



Roshee  Lamichhane Bhusal

Lecturer—General Management and Marketing Domain

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: Marketing and HRM



Dr. Umesh

Dr. Umesh  Rajopadhyaya

Lecturer,  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.

Research Publications: Paper publications  in International Peer Reviewed  Journals and   



Samir  Sharma

Lecturer of Economics. PhD Scholar focus in Development Studies and Educational Economics (Expected 2017), Kathmandu University School of Education. MBA with specialization in Finance, Kathmandu University School of Management. MA in International Development Program with specialization in Economics, International University of Japan.

Prior work experience:  More than three years of experience in Development Sector in handling regional consortium in Nepal and Bhutan. More than 3 years of teaching experience Economics and Developmental Economics in various institutions of Kathmandu. 

Specialization: Financial Management, Labor Economics and Development Studies.


Sunanda   Sharma

Lecturer (Marketing), 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

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