Prachanda Man Shrestha is a Humphrey fellow on International tourism and development, The American University, and The George Washington University. He has a master degree in Commerce (M. Com) from Tribhuvan University. He has previously served as Chief executive officer, Nepal tourism Board (2007-2011) and joint secretary, Chief of world trade organization division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and supplies (2001-2007).
Former CEO of Nepal Tourism Board, Mr. Shrestha also served the Government of Nepal under the capacity of Chief of World Trade Organization Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies, GON, from Jan 2001- Oct 2007. He was nominated as the Top CEO of the year under Top ten BOSS Excellence Award 2008/09. He has shared his insights as an expert in different international forums such as Mountain Environment and Tourism Activity in American Alpine Club Atlanta, Himalayan Meet Tokyo, Tourism World Congress Puerto Rico, and World Conference on Sustainable Tourism Lanzarote Spain, Private sector Investment Chandigadh, Convention of Travel Agents of India Colombo, Multi-country tourism Products at Euro-Asia conference Xian, and China.