Maha Prasad Adhikari

  • Maha Prasad Adhikari

Introduction

MrMaha Prasad Adhikari was appointed as the 17th Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRBin April 2020Prior to his appointment as the Governor of NRBhe served as Chief Executive Officer at the Investment Board Nepal (IBN)Government of NepalPreceding his tenure at the IBN, MrAdhikari was Deputy Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank for the five year period starting from December 2010

During his career as central banker spanning more than three decadesGovernor MrAdhikari has accrued vast experience in central banking operations especially relating to financial stabilityfinancial sector reforms, central banking operationAnti Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) initiatives among othersHe has played an instrumental role in modernization of both NRB and financial sector of the countryGovernor Mr. Adhikari has actively worked in making the domestic financial system more robust as well as resilient and in devising customized supervisory tools for the country’financial institutionsAs convener for the committee on resolving the cooperative crisishe played a key role in concluding thisGovernor MrAdhikari also headed a committee that contributed in resolving the real estate problem in Nepal

Governor MrAdhikari is chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is Fellow chartered accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal