Mr. Deepak Raj Joshi
Mr. Deepak Raj Joshi is the Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board (National Tourism Organization of Nepal) since December, 2016. During his 18+ years of work experience in destination management, tourism promotion and Public Private Partnership, Mr. Joshi has worked with all levels of tourism professionals of Nepal. His contribution to tourism recovery of Nepal post 2015 earthquake was highly noted. At the time, Mr. Joshi successfully led the Tourism Recovery Committee Nepal Secretariat in coordination with the private and public sector. Mr. Joshi was an Executive Council Member of Bird Conservation Nepal from 2009 to 2014 and currently serving Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in the Executive Board and Chairperson for Destination Committee-PATA. Mr. Joshi has been awarded the highest IIPT Champions in Challenge Award 2018 from “International Institute for Peace Through Travel and Tourism” at the ITCMS (International Travel Crisis Management Summit) in London, UK. He is the first Nepali to receive this award. Mr. Joshi has a Master’s degree in Social Science and an MBA from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.