Regional Program Manager, Nepal & Cambodia
Mr. Ravindra Shakya joined Seva in November 2020 as Regional Program Manager for Nepal and Cambodia.
He is a development practitioner who has spent over 37 years of his work career in nine different organizations. He primarily worked in Nepal, but also undertook three international assignments including Cambodia and Zimbabwe. He also served as an International Director for Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa. He has managed and led three different organizations in the role of Country Director, focusing on youth, education, and health.
During his eventful career, he worked with many donors, partners, teams, and young people to serve the rural and poor people in the communities. Recognizing his service, the Government of Nepal honored him with the prestigious National Award in Social Development 2014. He also led the development sector by being elected for two consecutive terms as the Treasurer of “Association of INGOs in Nepal” (AIN). In his last organization, Restless Development, he was voted as the “Best Director 2016” and the “Global Values Champion 2013.”
Ravindra is passionate about working with young people. His hobbies include traveling, gardening, and writing blogs. Ravindra did his MBA specializing in international marketing. He currently resides in Nepal with his small family, which consists of his grandmother, spouse and twin children.