Deepak Raj Joshi

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CEO, Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal

Mr. Deepak Raj Joshi is the Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board (National Tourism Organization of Nepal) since December 2016. During his 16+ years of work experience in destination management, tourism promotion and Public Private Partnership, he has worked with all levels of tourism professionals of Nepal and also has a good network of top international partners.

His contribution to tourism recovery of Nepal post-2015 earthquake was highly noted. At the time, he successfully led the Tourism Recovery Committee (TRC) Nepal Secretariat in coordination with the private and public sector.

He also has a special interest in the sustainable tourism development sector and was an Executive Council Member of Bird Conservation Nepal from 2009 to 2014.
An avid reader and writer, Mr. Joshi has written on tourism for select issues of national broadsheets, contributed to the book “Readings in Rural Tourism” and has presented papers on tourism with original ideas at seminars and workshops in Nepal and abroad.

He’s a Master’s degree holder in Social Science and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He is known for his quick wit, good humour, dedication in tourism and genuine nature among his colleagues and working partners.