Bharat Rijal
FCA, MBS, PGDFM
Mr. Rijal graduated in Commerce from Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 1995 also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Studies from Tribhuvan University. He holds Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from IGNOU, India. He is a Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He holds CPA membership from National Board of Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania (NBAA). He is also a Certified Business Valuer from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Mr. Rijal has several years’ strong managerial experience in Banking, Telecommunications, Investment and IT industry. In his prior positions, he served as Country Manager of one of the leading GSM mobile telecom operator in Tanzania, CFO of Singapore based Investment Company, DCFO of a leading GSM mobile telecom operator in Nepal and Branch Manager of a Class A Commercial Bank of Nepal. Over the years, he has also provided financial & management consultancy services on FDI management, Due Diligence, M&A and Business Valuations in more than 20 countries around the globe.
Mr. Rijal is the past Council Member (2006-2009 and 2015-2018) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN). In past, he also served ICAN as Chairman of Information Technology Committee and member of various committees such as Disciplinary Committee, Examination Committee, Education Committee and Audit Committee from time to time. Currently he is serving the institute as the member of the International Affairs Committee. He served The Association of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ACAN) as President from year 2013 through 2015 and as member of the Committee on Auditing Standards and Quality Control of South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) from 2016 to 2018.
Mr. Rijal is the Co-Chair of Internal Audit Committee and the Member of the Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development Committee (EEDC) of Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) for the year 2017-2019. He has served NRNA in the past as President of NCC Tanzania (2012-2013), ICC Member (2013-2015) and Member of the Trade and Investment Promotion Nepal Committee (2015-2017). He was also Member of the “FDI Committee” of the Ministry of Industry, Government of Nepal and Member of the Technical Committee formed to implement the Report of High Level Task Force for Revival of Sick Industries, Government of Nepal.
Rich experience in Banking, Telecommunications, Investment and IT industry.