About HPL

Management Team

Top Management Team (TMT)


GMAndrew John Rochmankowski
General Manager

Mr. Andrew John Rochmankowski has worked internationally for more than 30 years in Europe and Asia where he was responsible for major projects and has been a Chairman and Board Member of Supervisory Boards for substantial infrastructure investments. Andrew is a British citizen and an Associate member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. His interests are sports, in particular, rugby (now a spectator), tennis and golf.  Andrew has worked more than 4 years as General Manager in HPL.


ishwarIshwar Man Deshar
Head – Production, Risk and Compliance

Ishwar is Head – Production, Risk and Compliance at Himal Power Limited. He graduated in M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Volgograd State Technical University, Russia. He also graduated from INSEAD Business School in “Transit to General Management” course. He has 26 years of work experiences including 23 years in hydro power alone.  Ishwar worked as a Plant Manager of Khimti Power Plant from 2010 to 2022.



Umesh Sharma
Head – Finance, HR and IT

Umesh looks after Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology function of the company and is a member of the Top Management Team. Umesh has B.Sc. Hons in Applied Accounting degree from Oxford Brookes University, UK and MSc in International Accounting from Anglia Ruskin University, UK. He has some years of professional experience in Finance, Accounting and has been working in HPL for the last 9 years and now looks after the HR and IT in addition to his Finance/Accounting job.



Rajiv Kumar Ramdam
Procurement Manager

Rajiv is Procurement Manager and looks after procurement function of the company.  He is now invitee to the Top Management Team since January 2023 after his promotion to the TMT.  He graduated in B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Kuvempu University, Karnataka, India.  Rajiv has more than 23 years of professional experience in the Khimti Power Plant.




Om Prakash Pokharel
Deputy Plant Manager

Om Prakash Pokharel is Deputy Plant Manager at Himal Power Limited. He graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering specialized in power and control system from Kathmandu University, Nepal. He also has obtained various Management and Technical related trainings on Operation and Maintenance Management of Hydropower Plants. He has 21 years of work experiences in hydro power plant alone.



Extended Management Team (EMT)


shyamShyam Prasad Bhatta
Manager: Operation and CSR

  • Master’s degree (TU) -Sociology
  • Batchelor Degree – Electrical and Electronic Engineering (BIT Mesra, India)
  • 25 years’ experience in power systems development and management. This includes managing construction activities in hydro power construction projects, managing social and environmental issues in hydropower project, stakeholder management, risk assessment and formulate mitigation plan, coordination with donors, government agencies and non-governmental organizations. Wide experience in participatory, results-oriented, community driven development activities with working in a cross-cultural environment.


GyanGyan Bahadur Karki
Manager: HSE and Civil

Gyan looks after HSE activities and civil maintenance works of the company.




NDDNarayan Datta Devkota
Manager: Human Resource

Narayan looks after HR function of the company.




JhabindraJhabindra Nath Gyawali
Deputy Manager: Headworks

Jhabindra Nath Gyawali is a Deputy Manager in HPL with a diploma in Mechanical Engineering and specialized training in Hydropower Operation and Maintenance With 23 years of experience in the hydropower field and 8 years of experience in other sectors.



ChamanChaman Singh BK
Deputy Manager: CSR and Admin

Chaman have diploma degree in mechanical engineering and special training on hydropower plant operation and maintenance. He has very good experience on hydropower equipment installation, operation, and maintenance as well as fabrication and installation of mechanical structures. He has more than 30 years of work experience on his profession.  He has been working in HPL from 1997 in various positions. Currently he looks after CSR and Administration functions of the company.


Jitendra PradhanJitendra Pradhan
Deputy Manager: Maintenance (Mechanical)

Jitendra Pradhan is Deputy Maintenance manager (Mechanical) at Himal Power Limited. He Graduated Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. He has Hydro power special training on operation and maintenance and 23 years’ experience in Hydro power sector.