Dr. Dhananjay Regmi is the Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board. He is also an eminent mountain geo-morphologist and glaciologist of Nepal. He obtained his PhD in Environmental Earth Science from Hokkaido University, Japan in 2006. Then, he served as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow for the Global Land Project, NODAL office in Sapporo, Japan. He completed a three-month Post-Doctoral course on Dendrochronological Research in Arizona University, USA as a Haury Fellow.
Well known tourism entrepreneur, Dr. Regmi has also been working as an adjunct professor in the Central Department of Geography and Environmental Science at Tribhuvan University, Nepal and also as a Vice-Chairperson of Nepal Geographical Society. He has been involved in the field of climate change and ecological restoration activities as a President of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Nepal chapter. In addition, as a Chairperson of Himalayan Research Expedition (HRE) and The Himalayan Research Center (HRC) Nepal, he has been working for the betterment of the livelihood of the high mountain people through his intensive research activities in the Nepal Himalaya.
Dr. Regmi has served as a technical advisor, Glaciologist and Glacier Lake Expert for the Imja Lake Lowering project. He has published several papers about the geomorphological changes and tourism, landslide and floods, earthquake and its impacts, glacier lake outburst flood etc. He has devoted significant time in his career for the promotion of sustainable tourism in Nepal.