Deputy Governor Dr. Neelam Dhunagana Timsina was appointed as the Senior Deputy Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB; the Central Bank of Nepal) on March 9, 2021. Currently, she is also Board member of Social Security Fund of Nepal. Prior to her appointment as Deputy Governor, Dr. Timsina was the Executive Director of the Public Debt Management Department of Nepal Rastra Bank and was concurrently the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Credit Information Bureau of Nepal. During her career as a central banker spanning more than two decades,
Deputy Governor Dr. Timsina gained significant experiences in different functions of central banking, such as in economic research, bank supervision, foreign exchange management, internal audit and central bank’s provincial office operations.
Deputy Governor Dr. Timsina holds a doctorate in Management from Mewar University, India. She has a Masters degree in Economics fromUniversity of Wollongong, Australia and a MBA degree from and Tribhuvan University, Nepal. She has published numerous research papers in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed various articles related to finance and economics in national and international magazines and periodicals as well as chapters in book.