Tikajit Rai

Tikajit Rai has worked in development and commercial sectors for more than 16 years. In 2004, he co-founded Magnus, a social enterprise that promotes ICT in cooperatives of farming communities – Gold Winner of 2013 IPMA Achievement Award and Runner-Up of Green Project Management.


He has consulting experience with projects supported by the World Bank, UNESCAP, ADB, UNDP, Practical Action, GIZ, and CECI. Currently, he manages portfolio of higher education eLearning and digital transformation projects at Laureate Education Inc. He is a jury member of IPMA Achievement Award and assessor for IPMA Project Excellence Award.


He serves on the board of PMAN as president, APFPM as vice president, and PM4NGOs, the owner of PMD Pro & PgMD Pro for this contribution to revise Guides and certification, as a member.

Jagadish Bhattarai

Jagadish Bhattarai, FCA, FACCA, has over two decades of consulting practice on audit, tax and advisory. He specializes on IFRS and has developed financial guidelines and training for various clients across disciplines.

Suraj Dahal

Suraj Dahal, a certified IPMA D practitioner, has experience of leading as well as steering projects, programs and organizations in Nepal.

He has led and guided development sector partnerships on rights and justice, equality, literacy, employment, entrepreneurship, and healthcare supported by World Bank Development Marketplace, European Commission, Department for International Development and Lutheran World Federation among others. He has provided consulting services to Ministry of Finance, Social Welfare Council, ILO, Plan International, Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs’ Associations of Nepal, GIZ, as well as partners of ADB, UN Women, and Save the Children. He has served as an assessor for International Project Management Association (IPMA) Global Project Excellence Awards for 5 years.

He is an avid promoter of project management profession and volunteers on the board of Project Management Association of Nepal, the member association of IPMA and as a judge for IPMA Global Project Manager of the Year Award.

Susanne Feldt

Susanne Feldt is a digital product designer based in Berlin who supports project teams to design the best user experience for their product and/or service. She finds a balance between desirability, viability, and feasibility.

As a design expert, she makes ideas tangible. In her work, she combines human-centered design methodologies (market & user research, rapid prototyping, testing), change practices (establishing a diverse team setup, internal processes, culture, and collaboration), and co-creation with Subject Matter Experts.

Pramila Shrestha

Pramila Shrestha has long experience of leading NGO administrative and communication teams on children and women rights. She enjoys working on socio-economic empowerment issues of women through cooperatives she’s co-founded with her associates.