Abhaya Poudel
FCA, ISA, CIT
Mr. Poudel graduated in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN). He has completed Information System Audit (ISA) and International Taxation course from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has also completed Private Equity and Venture Capital course from University Bocconi, Milan, Italy.
Mr. Poudel has several years’ experience in undertaking audits & consulting assignments of banking, insurance, investment, manufacturing and social sector organizations. He has strong experience in Information Security Audit; Advising FDI, Private Equity & Venture Capital; and mentoring Startups. He also has handful experience on International Taxation and IFRS. In his prior positions, he served as Head of Accounts and Banking Operations of a national level commercial bank and he also worked in one of the largest audit firm in Nepal.
Mr. Poudel is presently serving as a member of IT Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal. He also served the Institute as a member of Career Counseling Committee and IT Committee in the past. Mr Poudel is founder secretary of Artha Foundation, a Not for Profit organization that offers independent research, education, and service across various areas of financial education, economic citizenship and social entrepreneurship. He is a Founder Treasurer of South Asian Foundation for Academic Research (SAFAR).
Mr. Poudel is a visiting faculty in Entrepreneurship Development in Kings College affiliated to Westcliff University, California.
Rich experience in undertaking audits, assurance and consultancy services.