|Mr. Kamal Prasad Gnawali [Managing Director]|
|Mr. Gnawali a professional banker, has more than 16 years of experience in financial sector. Apart from the units under Kist Group, he is associated with number of other organizations like Kathmandu Medical College (Director), Credit Information Centre Limited (Director for 4 years) and Gulmi Development Bank Ltd (Promoter). Under the able leadership of Mr. Gnawali, Kist Bank is growing progressively. Mr. Gnawali is the recipient of Top CEO Award under the BOSS TOP 10 Business Excellence Award 2008/09.|
|Mr. BN Gharti [Deputy Chief Executive Officer]|
|Mr. Gharti, an MBA, has banking experience of 16 years including 10 years at NIC Bank. Mr. Gharti was Head of Marketing and Transaction Banking at NIC Bank before joining Kist Bank in April 2009. He was the member of various committees including Human Resources Committee, Assets and Liabilities Management Committee, Management Committee and Vice president of Retirement Fund and Staff Welfare Fund at NIC Bank. Before starting banking career he worked for 9 years in different government, social and private organizations.|
|Mr. Pragun Shrestha [Chief Credit Officer]|
|Mr. Shrestha has been in financial field for several years. He holds an MBA degree from SIBM, Pune with double specialization, in Finance and Marketing. He has been affiliated with Kist Bank since its inception and have played an instrumental role in expanding the foot prints of Kist Bank.|
|Mr. Bal Kumar Pandey [Company Secretary]|
Mr. Pandey holds more than 13 years of experience in financial sector. He has been affiliated with Kist since its inception. He was associated with a Financial Institution as a Head of Legal Department and was also practicing as a professional lawyer before joining Kist.Mr. Pandey is the Chairman of Board of Directors (BOD) of First Microfinance Development Bank, a Class 'D' Development Bank, Promoted by Kist Bank and other Banks, representing the Kist Bank as its nominee to the Board of Directors.
He holds L.L.M. degree in Business and International trade law from Kathmandu School of Law.
|Mr. Bheshraj Khatiwada [Chief Operating Officer]|
|Mr. Khatiwada, an MBA, has commercial banking experience of 18 years. He has worked for the leading commercial banks; Nabil Bank and NIC Bank. He worked for 5 years in Nabil Bank and 12 years in NIC Bank. Mr. Khatiwada was Relationship Manager - Business Banking at NIC Bank before joining Kist Bank in July 2010. Prior to that, he also worked as Branch Manager of various branches of NIC Bank, and as Head of Treasury, Accounts and Administration Departments of the Bank.|
|Mr. Bamdev Dahal [Chief Administration and Branch Co-ordination Officer]|
|Mr. Dahal, who has 26 years of commercial banking experience, started his banking career with Nabil Bank, initially Nepal Arab bank Ltd, the first joint venture commercial bank in Nepal where he worked for 15 years in various capacities in General Administration, Human Resources, Banking Operations, Branch management and Credit Analysis & Administration. Mr. Dahal served as a Branch Manager of major business driving branches like Biratnagar and New Road, Kathmandu and headed different departments including Human Resources and Administrations during his 11 years of tenure with NIC Bank and was heading Project Management and Strategic Sourcing Department before joining Kist Bank in October 2010.|
|Mr. Madhusudan Sharma [Senior Manager]|
|Mr. Sharma holds chartered accountancy degree from the institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Mr. Sharma has more than 5 years experience in various companies including financial institution.|
|Mr. Ishwar K Karki [Chief HR Officer]|
Ishwar K Karki, an MBA in Human Resources Management and Bachelor Degree in Law has more than 20 years experience in Human Resource Management in various organizations such as; Hotels, Multi-National Companies and banks. He has 11 years of experience in banking and has worked in some of the leading commercial banks of Nepal such as; Nepal Indosuez Bank, Nabil Bank and Himalayan bank as Head of Human Resources. Prior to joining Kist Bank he was working in Himalayan Bank Ltd., a joint venture with Habib Bank of Pakistan, as Executive HR Officer. Besides the above, he has provided short-term consulting services on Human Resource Management the various organizations including projects funded by the Asian Development Bank.
He has also attended international trainings such as "Management Training Program (MTP)" jointly organized by NICC and JITA in Tokyo, Japan and "Executive Program on Management of Change for Organizational Transition" at Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands.
|Mr. Pradeep Khanal [Head - Risk Assessment Department]|
|Mr. Khanal, an MBA, has commercial banking experience of 15 years. He has worked for one of the successful bank; Everest Bank Limited before Joining Kist Bank. He has attended different types of training and seminar on core banking, Credit Management, Risk Management,, Marketing, customer Service, Basel II etc. in Nepal and abroad during 15 years of his tenure. Mr. Khanal has lead major branches of Everest Bank Limited like Birgunj, Teku, Pulchowk and has gained knowledge of every aspect of bank functions.|
|Mr. Mukunda Subedi [Head - Credit Administration Department]|
|Mr. Subedi is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN). He has gained four years experience of banking business under the successful restructuring process of Lumbini Bank Ltd. as Head of Internal Audit and Compliance. He worked a year in Union Finance Co.Ltd. as Head of Internal Audit. Before that, he completed 3 years articleship training from where he gained wide-ranging exposures of audit, financial consultancy, taxation and corporate laws in different sectors like hydro-power, manufacturing, bank and financials, trading business etc. Mr. Subedi has joined Kist Bank on 2067 Jestha as Head of Compliance.|
|Mr. Rishi Ram Neupane [Head - IT Department]|
Mr. Neupane holds significant experience in IT sector. Mr. Neupane holds degree in Advance Networking Technology from NIIT, Windows 2000 Administrator from New Horizon Institute and SQL Server 2000 from APTECH.
Mr. Neupane has been playing a vital role in having state of art technology in Kist Bank.
|Mr. Ranjan Pandey [Head - Internal Audit Department]|
|Mr. Pandey is a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal. He is associated with Kist Bank since May 2008. Previously he was associated with BRS Neupane & Co, an Independent Correspondent Firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and CSC & Co, an Associate Firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was assigned the responsibility of audit of various banks and financial institutions, NGOs, INGOs and manufacturing units.|
|Mr. Mahesh Bhattarai [Head - Treasury]|
|Mr. Mahesh Bhattarai heads the Treasury Department of the Kist Bank. He has over 10 years of progressive experience in various leading commercial Banks. Having served in various departments, he has a thorough understanding of all aspects of commercial Bank operation. Mr. Bhattarai received a Master of Business Studies (MBS) in Finance from Tribhuvan University. He also has a Master's Degree in Local Development with specialization in Development Finance jointly from the University of Trento, Italy and the University of Regensburg, Germany. He has also earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from the Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands and a certificate in Risk Management in Banking from KPMG, Sweden.|
|Mr. Manjay Raj Pandey [Head-Trade Operation]|
|Manjay Raj Pandey holds an MBA degree from Tribhuwan University and has almost 12 years experience in some of the leading commercial banks of Nepal. Manjay started his career with Nepal SBI Bank Ltd., a joint venture between Indian and Nepal, where he worked mainly for trade finance operations and credit relationship management. After having worked 5 and half years in Nepal SBI Bank, he moved to Kumari Bank Ltd. where he was responsible for multiple responsibilities in different capacities such as Head of Centralized Foreign Trade, Relationship Manager and Branch Manager. During his previous associations, he has attended various banking related trainings, seminars and workshops.|