Dr. Posh Raj Pandey

Chairman, SAWTEE, Nepal

Dr. Pandey has more than 25 years of experiences working on issues of trade, economy and development. Currently, he is the Chairman at South Asia Watch on Trade Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), a consortium of South Asian NGOs, working to build capacity of concerned stakeholders in the context of liberalisation and globalisation. He holds a PhD in economics and master’s degrees in business management and in economics.

Dr. Pandey has served as a member of the UN Secretary General High-Level Panel on Technology Bank. He is listed in the Indicative Panelist of the Dispute Settlement Body of the WTO. He is a member in various committees of the Government of Nepal, including Board of Trade and Nepal Business Forum. Dr. Pandey has served as an economic expert in Prime Minister’s Advisory Board and was a member of the National Planning Commission, an apex policy making body of the Government of Nepal. He was one of the negotiators for Nepal’s accession to the WTO. Dr. Pandey has also worked for the UNDP in Nepal on the issues of multilateral trade integration and trade-related capacity building.

He was a faculty at the Central Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University and has extensively published on the issues of international trade, macroeconomics and development.


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