Our Team

Mrs. Roshani Shrestha – Executive Director

Building on her Bachelors in Community Nursing with a Masters in Health Development, Roshani has added nutrition and leadership courses from the Philippines and Japan and has led NPCS as its director since 1995, including through its transition from a UMN project to becoming an independent NGO.

Mrs. Shreeya Shrestha – Project Coordinator

With her Masters in Food and Nutrition, Shreeya first worked as a nutrition officer in an earthquake relief project before joining the NPCS team in 2018 in a senior role that includes project management and training.

Mr. Mahesh Pyakurel – 
Finance Officer

Having qualified with his Masters in Business Administration, Mahesh joined the NPCS team in 2019 to effectively manage the multiply-sourced funding that finances all of NPCS’s work.

Ms. Sharada Manandhar – Finance & Administrative Assistant

Sharada has been an essential part of the NPCS team since its establishment in 1992 as a UMN project, and continues to oversee many essential tasks that enable the organisation to run smoothly on a daily basis.

Mrs. Rita Shakya –
Nutrition In-charge,
Nutrition for Urban Communities Project

With 20 years of experience working in community and urban health, Rita joined NPCS in 2011 to lead its newly developed project for urban communities in Kathmandu.

Mr. Kishan Shrestha –
Nutrition Officer, Jiri Community
Nutrition Project

While qualifying for his Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics, Kishan spent a month of his college internship volunteering in the Jiri project before going on to take the lead role of nutrition officer for the project.

Mrs. Sumi Kumari Khatri – Office Assistant/Caretaker

Sumi has contributed to the smooth daily running of NPCS since she first joined the organisation in 1997, and helps us all to work through each day with her good humour and gentleness.

Board Members

Mrs. Rebecca Sinha –
NPCS President

Retired Campus Chief,
Lalitpur Nursing Campus

Mrs. Sati Shrestha – 
NPCS Vice President

Manager, Pratibihta
Milijuli Cooperative

Mrs. Indira Pathak
– Board Treasurer

Finance Manager,
CMC Nepal

 Dr. Kalapana Tiwari –
Board Secretary

Research and Operations Director, CAFODAT

Other Board Members

  • Ms. Sheela Sharma
  • Mr. Puspa Prasad Dhital
  • Mr. Ram Bahadur Shrestha
  • Ms. Nina Rijal
  • Mr. Dipendra Joshi

Organisation Advisors

Ms. Miriam Krantz – Nutritionist

Mrs. Deirdre Zimmerman – Nutritionist

Mrs. Vicki Kim –
Nutritionist

Mr. Bal Krishna Maharjan –
Strategic Advisor,
Shanjal Nepal