Dinesh Kumar Ghimire is the Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation, Government of Nepal, since December 2018. He has been associated with the power sector of Nepal for more than two and half decades. During his service in various government organizations, he was involved and gained experience in planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation of power projects, Project Development Agreement negotiation, private sector promotion, promoting renewable energy and projects. Mr. Ghimire has led many bilateral negotiation and mechanism meetings regarding water and power issues with neighboring countries like India, China, and Bangladesh. He also served as a Governing Board Member from Nepal in SAARC Energy Centre and has been engaged in Regional and Sub-regional forum like BBIN, SASEC, SAARC, and BIMSTEC. Secretary Ghimire received his M. Tech. in Hydroelectric System Engineering and Management from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India, and his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from from Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India.