Mr. Janardan Dev Pant

Vice Chairman

Mr. Janardan Dev Pant is Chief Executive Officer of Nirdhan Utthan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd,, a pioneer Microfinance Institution involved in extending financial services to low income group in Nepal. He is Board Member of Center for Microfinance Nepal, a pioneer network of microfinance institutions and professionals with a not for profit agenda. He is also Chairman of Dr. Harihar Dev Pant foundation, a charitable not for dividend organization. He is also patron of Diveshori Mandir Management Committee, Lokanthali, Bhaktapur District and Ramaneshwor Mahadev Mandir Management Committee, Toklak, Rambha Rural Municipality, Palpa District.

He was a Director of Nepal Investment Bank Ltd from July 7, 2010 to August 31, 2015 and Chairman of its Audit Committee and Member of Risk Management Committee. He was also a Director of Siddhartha Insurance Limited from April 16, 2012 to April 12, 2016 and Chairman of its Audit Committee and Member of Risk Management and Solvency Committee. He was also founding Chairman of Quantum Capital Limited, a management and investment company.

Mr. Pant began his banking career with Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) in the Credit Department and spent 11 years in various managerial positions, Prior to his career with HBL, Mr. Pant held Office Chief position in District Irrigation Office, Rupandehi District, Government of Nepal and Technical Officer with Nepal Industrial Development Corporation, He earned a B.S. Civil Engineering degree. Mr. Pant holds an MBA in Finance from Oklahoma City University.