Executive Committee (2022 – 2023)

Name: Mr. Tuk Lal Adhikari
Education: : B.E. (Civil Engineering), 1984, M.E. (Geotechnical Engineering), 1998.
Position: Executive Chairman and Managing Director of ITECO Nepal (P.) Ltd.

He has experience of more than 38 years in engineering and consulting profession. His wide experience covers engineering consulting services for transport infrastructures, water resources development, hydropower, water supply, rural development etc. under GoN, ADB, WB, DfID and JICA funding.
He is currently the President of the Society of Consulting Architectural and Engineering Firms (SCAEF) Nepal continuously for two terms (2020-2023). He is the board member of Construction Business Development Council chaired by Hon. Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transport. He is currently the board member of FIDIC Asia Pacific for 2022-25. He had served as the board member in the Advisory Council of Nepal Engineers’ Association. He is the past president of Nepal Geotechnical Society and life member of Nepal Geological Society, Indian Roads Congress, South East Asian Geotechnical Society, Nepal Tunneling Association and Society of Transport Engineers Nepal.

Vice President
Name : Mr. Thakur P Sharma
Education: B. Tech (Civil), 1986, M. Sc. Water Resources Engineering, 2004
Position: Managing Director, Full Bright Consultancy (Pvt.) Ltd.

Mr. Sharma, who has more than 36 years of experience, currently hold the position of Managing Director and associated with the firm since 2004. A Water Resource Engineer by profession has moved to the management position and is actively involved with SCAEF since last 4 years contributing the cause of SCAEF. In the past, as professional engineers, he has provided inputs for different government and private sectors alike at various capacity from design engineer, irrigation engineer, water resource engineer, and later stage of career as Team Leader, Project Coordinator for various infrastructure development projects in which his firm is associated with national and international partners.

EC Member
Name: Er. Narayanhari Rijal
Education: Bachelors in Civil Engineering, Masters in Hydropower Development from NTNU, Norway
Position: Joint Secretary, CMS Engineering Consult Private Limited

He has more than 13 years of experience leading different Civil Engineering projects and environmental assessments. His research interests include Environmental Flows, Ecological Modelling, River Basin Management, etc. He is currently working as the Chairperson of Paragon Engineering Consultancy and Research Centre Pvt. Ltd., which is a multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm providing expertise in different sectors including in Water Supply and Sanitation, Building and Architecture, Transportation, Environmental Assessments, etc.

EC Member
Name: Mr. Shrawan kumar Thapa
Education: Master’s Degree in Transportation Engineering and Management in 2012 and Bachelors in Civil engineering in 1998
Position: Director of North Star Engineering Consultant (P) Ltd.

He is Treasurer of SCAEF Nepal for the recent 17th Executive committee and Secretary for 4th EC of Society of Transportation Engineers Nepal (SoTEN).  Mr. Thapa has 24 years of work experience in Civil engineering basically in Road/Transportation sector. He has gained more than 16 years of extensive experience in survey, design, DPR preparation as a Team leader, construction supervision, contract administration, management and quality control as a RE/ARE for various Rural Roads/National Highways. He has better ideas and skills in Transport Planning and has been involved in more than 25 District and Municipal transport planning. He has experience in Monitoring & Evaluation and Technical Auditing of various roads/bridges and other projects under different donor agencies viz. GIZ, DFID, DANIDA, WB and ADB.

EC Member
Name: Mr. Sudeep Adhikari
Education: PhD (Structural Engineering), 2013
Position: Director, CMS Engineering Consult Private Limited

Mr. Adhikari holds an overall experience of 17 years in the field of civil infrastructure development. His primary area of expertise is hydraulic structures, in more relevance to irrigation engineering. He has worked in multiple major irrigation projects in Nepal in the capacity of structural engineer; Sikta Irrigation Project, Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project, Mahakali Irrigation Project to name a few. With more than 7 years in the Consulting Sector of Nepal, Mr. Adhikari oversees Business Development, quality assurance, project management and research for CMS Engineering Consult Private Limited. 

EC Member
Name: Mr. Rupak Bastola
Education: M. Sc in Water Resources Engineering, 2011, Institute of Engineering, TU, Pulchowk
Position: Chairperson, Civil Engineering Research and Consultancy Pvt Ltd, Kupondole Lalitpur

Hydrological Analysis for Bridges and Road Projects. Experience of Hydrological Modeling for Bridges, River Training Projects and  Flood Inundation Mapping using Arch Hydro, Arch GIS and HEC RAS. Project Report preparation and Documentation for the related projects. Worked as hydrologist for National and international projects funded by World Bank and ADB.  Experience of Preparation of National and International Project Technical Proposal for related projects in Road, Bridge, Tunnel and Irrigation Projects.

EC Member
Name: Mr. Bharat Prasad Banjara
Education: Bachelor of Civil Engineering, 2007, Masters of Science in Transportation Engineering and Management, 2021
Position: Managing Director, Civil Link Engineering Consultant since 2017

Mr. Banjara has developed a mature and responsible approach to take any managerial task to undertake. Driven by the 16 years of professional experience in multidimensional position associated with civil engineering, he has Excellency in working with team to achieve a target on time and with excellence. Mr. Banjara holds the experience with multidisciplinary stakeholders namely, Government of Nepal, Local Government, Consultant, Contractor, UNDP, NGOs and private sector with the various responsibilities with position in IOW, Surveyor, Quality Control Engineer, Municipal Engineer, Road Designer, Contract Manager, Team Leader, Local Governance Expert, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer etc.

EC Member
Name: Mr. Dipendra Kumar Jha
Education: B.E Civil, 2010, Kathmandu Engineering College, Tribhuvan University
Position: Managing Director, Pertinent Engineering Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., Lalitpur

Project Management for the Engineering Consultancy Services of Highway, Irrigation and Bridge Projects under various Nepal Government Bodies. Carried out proposal writing for various projects.