Siddhant Raj Pandey

Chairman and CEO, Business Oxygen Pvt. Ltd.

Siddhant has been a banker for over two decades, having worked with Merrill Lynch and Riggs Bank in London. He was also CEO of Ace Development Bank, Nepal. Presently, he operates in the world of Private Equity as the Chairman and CEO of Business Oxygen Pvt. Ltd., the first International SME Ventures Private Equity impact fund, promoted by the IFC of the World Bank Group, DFID and the Strategic Climate Fund, PPCR, which also makes it the first climate fund for Nepal.

His involvement with the Government of Nepal is as member of the board of directors of the Investment Promotion Board at the Ministry of Industry and board director at Nepal Agriculture Business Incubation Centre (NABIC), under the Ministry of Agriculture. Previously he represented the private sector as a board member of the Investment Committee, Central Renewal Energy Fund, Ministry of Environment and Energy. He was also the Chairman of the Credit Information Bureau of Nepal.

He has a BA degree from Virginia Tech (USA) and MSc. from University of Bristol (UK).  He has attended an Executive Program in Global Finance at the London School of Economics.