Mr. Ratna Raj Bajracharya has rejoined Global IME Bank Ltd as the Chief Executive Officer from August 17, 2020. Previously also he has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the bank from May 2011 to May 2015.
Before rejoining the bank, he has successfully completed his 4 years tenure as the Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise Bank Ltd. (2015-2019) as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Credit and Commercial Bank Ltd. (2007-2011), both “A” class commercial banks. He was a senior member of the foreign management team (2002-2005) that undertook the management contract for reform of Nepal Bank Ltd, the oldest commercial bank of the country under the World Bank funded Financial Sector Reform Project.
Mr. Bajracharya holds MBA degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant bearing almost 5 decades professional experience in various areas, including but not limited to, as regulator, independent management / banking consultant and commercial banker. He started his career with Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank of Nepal. After serving for 20 years in various positions, he opted out of the employment and founded his own accounting firm in 1992. The firm was primarily engaged in providing consulting and auditing services especially to financial sector and multinational companies. He also pioneered in setting up a training institution in the field of practical accounting, taxation, finance and general banking.
Mr. Bajracharya, one of the senior most Chartered Accountant in the country, has served as the President of the Association of the Chartered Accountants of Nepal and as President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal. He has also served as member of the Board of Directors of Securities Board of Nepal (twice) and other various institutions.
Mr. Mahesh Sharma Dhakal
Senior Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mahesh Sharma Dhakal Senior Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mahesh Sharma Dhakal, a professional banker with about 20 years of experience, is the Senior Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Global IME Bank Ltd.. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) by qualification and also holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University.
Mr. Dhakal carries proven experience in various areas of banking including business, operations, finance, compliance, internal audit etc. He started his career from Nepal Bank Ltd. and he successfully fulfilled leadership roles in various financial institutions including then Commerz & Trust Bank Nepal Ltd. (Chief Manager), then Siddhartha Development Bank Ltd. (Chief Executive Officer), then Tourism Development Bank Ltd. (Chief Executive Officer) and Mega Bank Nepal Ltd. (Senior Deputy General Manager) before joining Global IME Bank Ltd. in 2018. Mr. Dhakal is a sitting Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) and has also represented different companies to the Board of Directors of Nepal Insurance Company Ltd., Sana Kisan Bikash Bank Ltd., Growmore Merchant Banker Ltd., Sparsha Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd., Global IME Capital Ltd. and Reliable Nepal Life Insurance Company Ltd.
Mr. Kalyan Bikram Pande
Deputy General Manager
Mr. Kalyan Bikram Pande Deputy General Manager
Mr. Kalyan Bikram Pande, MBA from Bangalore University along with Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering started his banking career from Kumari Bank Ltd. as corporate credit relationship manager in 2004 Mr. Pande had assumed various senior roles including senior corporate relationship manger in Laxmi Bank Ltd. and joined erstwhile Janata Bank Nepal Ltd. (now Global IME Bank Ltd.) in 2009. With over 17 years of rich banking experience, Mr. Pande possess extensive knowledge in credit analysis, resource development and risk management. At present, he is leading corporate credit and Infrastructure & Project Financing portfolios of the bank in the capacity of Chief Business Officer.
Mr. Surendra Raj Regmi
Deputy General Manager
Mr. Surendra Raj Regmi Deputy General Manager
Mr. Surendra Raj Regmi possess more than 31 years of banking experience. His experience includes working in entire gamut of banking activities. Mr. Regmi started his career from Rastriya Banijya Bank where he was head, Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) banking prior to joining Global IME Bank Ltd in 2008. Mr. Regmi is also serving as Chairman of First Microfinance Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd representing Global IME Bank Ltd. In addition to MA (Economics) from Tribhuvan University, Mr. Regmi holds an international MBA from University of Wales, Bangor.
Mr. Bhawani Dhakal
Assistant General Manager
Mr. Bhawani Dhakal Assistant General Manager
Mr. Bhawani Dhakal possess more than 15 years of banking experience. Mr. Dhakal started his career as Private Legal Practitioner as an Advocate for about 13 years prior to joining Global IME Bank Ltd in 2006. Mr. Dhakal has worked in all facets of banking industry working as Head Human Resource, Head of Legal and Share Department, General Service Department, Credit Administration Department, and Branch Management. He has been currently heading Compliance Department. He is currently representing Global IME Bank Ltd. as the board member of Banking Finance & Insurance Institute of Nepal. Mr. Dhakal holds Master’s Degree in Commercial Law from Tribhuvan University.
Mr. Buddhi Akela
Assistant General Manager
Mr. Buddhi Akela Assistant General Manager
Mr. Buddhi Akela possess more than 17 years of banking experience. Mr. Akela started his banking career as Deputy Manager in Nepal Bank Ltd. in 2004. He has been associated with Global IME Bank since 2006. Mr. Akela has worked in various areas of banking like Credit, Credit Risk, and Credit Administration etc. He has been currently heading Integrated Risk Department. He is also serving as Chairman of Global IME Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd; a subsidiary of Global IME Bank Ltd. Mr. Akela holds Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pokhara University.
Mr. Anil Joshi
Mr. Anil Joshi Chief Manager
Mr. Anil Joshi possess more than 21 years of banking experience in the field of Information Technology. He holds Master Degree in Computer Engineering from Technological University of Podillia, Ukraine and Executive MBA degree from Purbanchal University. Mr. Joshi started banking career from Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd. as a Head of IT. He served Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd. from April 2000 to June 2008. He was appointed as a Head of IT in Global IME Bank on June 2008. Prior to joining the bank, he worked as a Software developer for 4 years in different reputed software houses like Professional Computer Systems and Mercantile Office Systems. He is currently representing Global IME Bank Ltd. as the board member of Nepal Electronic Payment System Ltd.
Mr. Raja Aryal
Mr. Raja Aryal Chief Manager
Mr. Raja Aryal has more than 17 years of banking experience with his exposure in diverse area. He started his career with Nepal Bank Ltd. in 2004 and joined Global IME Bank Ltd. (then Global Bank Ltd.) in 2007 and currently he has been assigned with the responsibility of Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Aryal holds Master’s Degree in Business Administration with distinction from Pokhara University and has proven his capacity in various leadership roles in the areas of credit, branch management, recovery, compliance, finance etc. He is currently representing Global IME Bank Ltd. as the board member of Mero Microfinance Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd.
Mr. Deep Chandra Regmi
Mr. Deep Chandra Regmi Chief Manager
Mr. Deep Chandra Regmi with more than 14 years of banking career started his career from Standard Chartered Bank of Nepal prior to joining Global IME Bank Ltd in 2009. He has assumed various senior roles including senior relationship manager, Head- Trade Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He has been currently working as Chief Human Resource Officer. Mr. Regmi holds Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He is currently representing Global IME Bank Ltd. as the board member of IME Life Insurance Company Ltd.
Mrs. Shanta Shiwakoti
Mrs. Shanta Shiwakoti Chief Manager
Ms. Shanta Shiwakoti began her banking career, with the erstwhile NIC Bank Ltd. in 2000; before moving on to Global IME Bank Ltd. in 2006, where she headed the Treasury and correspondent banking department. She subsequently led the Bank’s operations as Chief Operating officer. She also played instrumental role in setting up of the Corporate Hub for the high profile corporate clients of the Bank and headed the corporate credit department. Ms. Shiwakoti was the initiator and the Project Head of CREF Handling Bank (Central Renewable Energy Fund; a collaborative effort of Nepal Government and Donor Funded Project) for three years. With diversified banking experience, Ms. Shiwakoti is now leading the Marketing and Business Promotion department, where she is playing instrumental role in scaling up of the Bank’s business as well as uplifting the Bank’s Brand. Ms. Shiwakoti also worked as a contributing member of the Board of the Global IME Laghu Bitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd; a subsidiary of Global IME Bank Ltd. Ms. Shiwakoti holds Master’s Degree in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University.
Mr. Parmeswor Shrestha
Mr. Parmeswor Shrestha Chief Manager
Mr. Parmeswor Shrestha possess more than 24 years of banking experience. Mr. Shrestha started his career from Bank of Kathmandu as In charge- International Trade followed by Head Special Projects and research in then Bank of Asia (now NIC ASIA Bank Ltd), Head Digital Banking - NIC Asia Bank and Head Digital Banking in Civil Bank Ltd prior to joining Global IME Bank Ltd in 2019. Mr. Shrestha holds Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pokhara University. Mr. Shrestha's unique and mix career in core banking service and technology has helped in taking bank's digital transformation journey forward. He is currently serving as the board member of Global IME Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Ltd; a subsidiary of Global IME Bank Ltd.