“I am truly passionate to bring together enthusiastic and like-minded urban professionals and experts from a wide range of culturally diverse groups under IHS alumni to network globally and virtually to define a suitable approach for future action.”
Ms. Swati Thapa is a professional with more than 15 years of experience in the field of local, national and international development. She holds MPhil in Public Administration from Tribhuvan University, Nepal; MSc in Urban Management and Development with specialization in Environmental Management and Climate Change from Erasmus University, The Netherlands; and MA in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
She is an environmentalist, conservationist, urban planner and policy analyst. She truly believes that the new role as a Vice-President at IHS International Alumni Board along with a new set of responsibilities will help to build world class network, and innovations to take IHS to newer heights and contribute to bring positive impact among diverse communities in different parts of the global world.
Interests: Team building and Global networking; Urban Environment, Sustainability & Climate Change; Data Science; Environmental Design Project; Strategic Planning and Public Policy.
Languages: Nepali, English, Hindi.