Saroj Dhakal

Founding Partner


Saroj is an entrepreneur, who has experience working with companies ranging from media, energy to agro in Nepal. Currently he serves as a Founding Partner for PDL Consulting Group PVT LTD, Associate Partner with WindPower Nepal PVT LTD, and Founder/President of 8848 Inc. His expertise lies in Sustainable Development, Renewable Energy & Energy Policy Analysis, Natural Resource Management, Venture and Private Sector Development, Company & financial Analysis. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bard College, New York and a Masters in Public Policy from Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Saroj also brings banking experiences for PDL from his service to UBS Investment Bank in New York where he researched and wrote industry and company profiles and analytical briefs on current/past mergers and acquisition activity, regulatory oversight, industry/government relations and current/past legal proceedings and actions, especially for hedge funds. He has written more than 30+ columns to the Kathmandu Post, the largest selling English daily of Nepal, and published on various journals on issues related to Policy, Economics, Business, Agriculture, Energy, fresh water issues, and climate change in the Himalayas. He serves as the advisory member to the governing board of Sano Paila, a non-profit organization working for the youth.