Mr. Gyanendra Lal Pradhan
Mr. Gyanendra Lal Pradhan is the Executive Chairman of Hydro Solutions. Mr. Pradhan, hydropower specialist and entrepreneur, is an electrical engineer by training. He played a key role in the privatization of Butwal Power Company, where he served for about a decade in capacity of Executive Managing Director. As an Energy and Hydropower Expert, he advised the Economic Advisory Council of then Prime Minister of Nepal in 2012; and was a member of the Electricity Tariff Fixation Commission. Mr. Pradhan is currently involved in several hydropower projects including Baramchi, Charnawati, Lower Modi, Ankhu, Upper Khudhi and Kaligandaki Gorge, among others. Mr. Pradhan has received several awards and recognition for his contribution to the field of hydropower and clean energy, including ‘Manager of the Year Award’ from the Management Association of Nepal, ‘HYDRO Nepal Excellence Award in Energy (Hydropower)’, and ‘Best Entrepreneur Award’ conferred by the Engineers’ Association of Nepal.