Ullens Education Foundation has recently appointed Dr. Biswo Nath Poudel as a Board of Trustee. Dr Poudel is an economist with specialization in natural resources economics, labor economics, and economic history. He holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He is currently a visiting Associate Professor at Kathmandu University School of Management. He also serves as a member of the Board of Director of Middle Tamor Hydropower Company (73MW). In the past, he served as a member of the board of directors of Sanima Bank. His other past experiences included, among others, working as an economic advisor at the International Labour Organization(ILO), an economist with the Office of Millennium Challenge Nepal, and advising Vice Chairman of National Planning Commission(NPC).
He has published in noted journals in economics, and presented his paper in international as well as national conferences. Dr. Poudel is one of the noted young economists in Nepal and contributes to Nepali media on economic issues frequently. Dr. Poudel also comes from Ullens’ Parents’ Community as his daughter studies at Ullens Kindergarten.