Dr. Surya Prakash Shrestha has a PhD in Management from University of Bath (UK). He is a former Senior Governance and Capacity Building Officer in ADB-Nepal and former Senior Public Management Specialist in ADB, Manila. He is also the former Deputy Executive Director of Nepal Administrative Staff College. He has served as the lead consultant to DFID Nepal. He is a visiting faculty of Kathmandu University School of Management and SAIM.