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Mr. Ramesh Kumar Pokharel, the Executive Director of Health Insurance Board has Completed Master Degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Master of Science in Financial Economics from Brunel University London,UK and Bachelors of Law from Tribhuvan University.
Mr. Pokharel has around thirty years of working experience with Nepal Rastra Bank (The Central Bank of Nepal). During his term with NRB, he had contributed to some of core departments of NRB as a member of senior management that includes Banking and Financial Institutions Supervisor Department, Research Department, Bank and Financial Institution Regulation Department, Foreign Exchange Management Department etc.
He also served as the advisor to Executive Director of International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, USA from 2010 to 2012. He retired from NRB in April, 2018 from the post of Executive Director of Foreign Exchange Management Department and joined Health Insurance Board (HIB) on 10th December, 2018.
Mr. Pokharel has attended lots of meetings, seminars and workshops hosted by renowned international organization including SEACEN Center, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the World Bank, BASEL, the Bundesbank, Germany and various central banks.
Mr. Pokharel has published dozens of articles in various journal and newspapers.