Name: Pralhad Giri
Organisation: Nepal Rastra Bank
Role: Deputy Director
A central banker having 20 years hands on experience on core banking with financial sector reform, internal audit and training & development. Experience includes nearly seven years with the Research Department of Nepal's central bank dealing with macroeconomic analysis, macro modeling, information management, various economic, fiscal and welfare research of economy and livelihood. Responsible for successful implementation of Electronic Cheque Truncation system in Nepal having worthy achievements in designing MICR cheque specifications for Nepal's BFIs with notable payment & settlement regulations. Relevant experience in Basel I, II & III with international best practices. Extensive research and study completed on financial crime prevention in Nepal along with AML/CFT measures. Several years' experience on academic lectures for development economics, corporate governance, communication and leadership skills, public relations etc. Social engagements include chairing youth-led NGO with five more years experiences on youth program formulation, policy advocacy and public awareness using broadcast media i.e. TV talk show. Regular contributor on trend analysis with analytical comments of trade, business, investment and overall economy to various business newspapers, magazines, central bank publications, national and international journals etc. Resource Person/Trainer of the crucial economic and financial issues including financial crime prevention, AML/CFT, Foreign Direct Investment and Trade Diversification, Payment System Strategies, Productive-sector lending, Communication and Leadership skills. Trainer/Resource Person on central bank's various training programs with National Banking Institute and other similar organizations. Specialties: Financial Crime Prevention, AML/CFT, Payment System Strategies, Productive Sector Lending, Financial Market Advisories, Economic Research, Corporate Governance, Communication and Leadership Skills, Inclusive Finance etc.