Mr. Sujit Acharya is a Professional PhD Candidate. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Bentley University in the USA. He is the Founder of The Energy Development Council, the umbrella organization for the entire energy sector of Nepal. He is also the Founder and CEO of IDS Energy Private Limited ranging from development clean energy projects, promoting electric vehicles, energy based financial institutions and investing in renewable energy projects. In the past he has been a hydro-energy advisor and a Board Member of the Nepal Electricity Authority. He has been nominated for “Best Entrepreneur” of Nepal for 2010 by BOSS Magazine and has received a Gold Medal from the Duke of Edinburgh, England and recipient of a Certificate of Merit from the Shenzhen Solar Energy Society of China. Mr. Acharya is an active speaker on Energy policy.