Director of Operations
Jeevan Baidya is the Director and co-founder of Sunbridge Solar Nepal. Mr. Baidya is an experienced Solar Engineer and project manager with more than 10 years of experience in designing and managing large-scale solar projects in Kathmandu and outside. Mr. Baidya was the overall technical lead for a 76KW Solar Minigrid design and installation project at 3 villages of eastern rural Nepal in March 2015. Some of the other projects he has managed are EVK2, Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, US Embassy, Kathmandu, and various schools and health posts of rural Nepal. Mr. Baidya has a Bachelors’ degree in Electronics and communication engineering from Khwopa Engineering College.
Director of Business Development
Santosh Basnet is a veteran in his own right when it comes to implementing and coordinating projects on the ground. He has more than 8 years of experience working on community-based solar projects. Mr. Basnet does have very good skills in community handling and resource management. He also has very good experience in developing and implementing solar water pumping projects in rural Nepal.
Santosh holds University degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Kantipur Engineering College.
Director of Engineering
Sarbagya Ratna Tuladhar is an extremely knowledgeable engineer with deep hands-on knowledge of solar PV system design and installations. He has more than 10 years of experience working in various government and private projects. His work has been primarily focused on developing and improving the quality assurance, monitoring & system for commercial solar PV projects. He has also been a part of the technical committee for developing a technical standard of Solar Components and also in developing improved cooking stoves guidelines. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Development from Macquarie University in Sydney and has also completed his Master’s degree in Energy policy and planning from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Saurav Shakya, a budding fearless engineer is responsible for the Research and Development Unit at the organization. Holding an Electronics Degree from Kathmandu Engineering College, Saurav has a passion for electronics and loves traveling. During his short stint in the organization, Saurav has already traveled to more than 50 different places. Saurav’s can-do attitude has made him a valuable asset in the organization.
Krishna Prasad Pokhrel is responsible for the administrative works of the organization. Having previously worked at several banking institutions, Krishna has in-depth knowledge of the various tasks to be undertaken for the smooth operation of the office. Having completed his Higher Secondary Education, Krishna is currently pursuing Bachelors of Management.
Hailing from Gorkha District, Milan Sunar is responsible for the daily activities within the office and is also involved in assisting the technicians during installation. Milan loves listening to music and is an avid-sketch artist.