Top Management Team (TMT)
Dr. Sandip Shah
Sandip is Vice President and Country Director (Nepal) of Statkraft. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto and has more than 20 years of experience of hydropower sector from Statkraft, SN Power, Bhotekoshi Power Company and Shah Consult International.
Tor Bendik Midtgarden
Deputy General Manager
Tor Bendik Midtgarden has been appointed the Deputy General Manager at HPL since August 2015. Prior to joining HPL, Mr. Midtgarden was with O&M Section in Statkraft Energy in various positions since 1996. He was also Technical Manger in Statkraft Energy Region East, with responsibility for the execution of the heavy maintenance of 16 HPP’s, (7 TWh).
Midtgarden is not new to HPL and Nepal and has been with HPL from 2001-2005. He has had various O&M assignments in Laos, Turkey, Germany and Peru.
Midtgarden has Master degree from the University of ……… in Environment and Bio-science. He has varied interest including hunting, fishing, skiing, bicycling and hiking.
Khadga Bahadur Bisht
Head of Stakeholder Management & Business Development
Khadga Bisht has Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering, Master’s Degree in Energy Economics from AIT, Bangkok and is a gold medalist in Executive MBA. He has more than 25 years of professional experience starting from Nepal Electricity Authority, Asia Pacific Energy Singapore, Vattenfall Generation Services Laos, SwedPower in Thailand, Chaudhary Group Nepal to now with Himal Power Limited. He also served as Plant Manager of Khimti Power Plant during 2001-2005. He is a founder member and current president of Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal (IPPAN).
Manager : Business Assurance
Sunil has ACCA degree from Association of Chartered Accountants,UK, BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University UK, Masters Degree in Business Administration from Tribhuvan University, Bachelor in Law from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has more than 29 years of professional experience in Finance, Accounting and Compliance from Hotel Soaltee and Himal Power Limited. He is also the member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal.
Ishwar Man Deshar
Ishwar is Plant Manager 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 18 years of work experiences including 16 years in hydro power alone.
Extended Management Team(EMT)
Shyam Prasad Bhatta
Manager: Operation & CSR
Shyam looks after plant operation and CSR functions of the company.
Rajiv Kumar Ramdam
Rajiv looks after procurement function of the company.
Gyan Bahadur Karki
Manager – HSE and Civil
Gyan looks after HSE activities and civil maintenance works of the company.
Narayan Dutta Devkota
Manager: Human Resource
Narayan looks after HR function of the company.
Om Prakash Pokharel
Om looks after electrical and mechanical maintenance of the Khimti Power Plant.
Manager: Finance and Accounting
Umesh looks after finance and accounting function of the company.
Jhabindra Nath Gyawali
Deputy Manager: Headworks
Jhabindra looks after operation and maintenance of Khimti I headworks (intake).