Trevor Moyle, BCom, ACA (NZ) CMA (NZ) – Founder Chairman
Trevor is an experienced Melbourne based business adviser, company chairman/director, investment banker and community leader. He owns a business advisory firm, a 25% shareholder and director of a fund manager and 50% shareholder and director of group travel business Nepal Travel Experience. In addition, he is a director of Organic and Regenerative Investment Co-Operative Limited.
Trevor has a deep commitment to Nepal through his work as founding Chairman of both Community Leadership Nepal Foundation and SmileHigh Foundation. Trevor has a lifetime of commitments to his family and community and enjoys a range of interests including sport, the environment, and creative arts.
Madhuris is a community development expert with extensive experience in dealing with family violence, violence against women, children’s rights and youth development. She worked with UNICEF Nepal for more than 19 years in Nepal, serving the most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities .
Currently she is working with Brotherhood of St Laurence leading a migrant and refugee based Family Violence Prevention Project.
Madhuri is actively engaged in Nepalese community groups/organizations in Victoria including NAV and NRNAA on Community and social development programs.
Madhuri believes in collaborative partnership and collective effort in preventing family violence through promoting gender equality and respectful relationships.
Yakindra Timilsena, PhD, Grad Dip in Env Health – Director
Yakindra is an experienced agri-food scientist and community leader. He was born in Nepal. Yakindra was employed by government of Nepal for more than a decade before he migrated to Australia. Yakindra received his PhD in Food
Science from RMIT University, Melbourne Australia and is currently working in Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.
Yakindra has strong interest in sustainable and healthier agri-food system, nutrition and food safety. He is a member of Technical and Scientific Advisory Committee of Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.
Pema Dorje Bomzan Tamang
Pema has a background in the Military and Police, currently contracted to the Victorian Police.
Pema has a deep commitment to his family and community and is currently President of the Tamang Society of Victoria
Caroline is a qualified professional coach with extensive experience in leadership and organisational development with senior executive experience in both the government and private sectors.
She has a reputation of leading and developing high-performing teams to deliver on an organisation’s strategic objectives. Her collaborative style and innovative thinking helps to optimise an individual’s potential and achievement within an organisation framework. Her capability is demonstrated in her philosophy that the pathway to success is through a ‘growth-mindset’.
Over the past 20 years, Caroline has travelled to many regions of India and in 2019 visited Nepal and fell in love with it’s people, culture and country.
Dr. Sandesh Pantha, (MD, MPH) Ph.D. Candidate (La Trobe University)
Dr. Sandesh has more than a decade of experience working in curative and public health. He successfully established a functional comprehensive emergency obstetric care in one of the rural district hospitals in Western Nepal. Sandesh has worked with the Nepal government and non-governmental organizations in different capacities to promote reproductive health in Nepal, mostly obstetric care, and family planning. Experienced in planning, implementation, and monitoring of health care interventions in Nepal. Currently, he is pursuing Ph.D. at La Trobe University.
Gillian is a physiotherapy academic and educator for many years at The University of Melbourne where she remains an Honorary Associate Professor. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University and holds honorary positions with a number of Asian and Pacific universities.
Her research and teaching involvement has helped establish physiotherapy education and leadership programs and workshops in countries such as Nepal, Indonesia, Fiji, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Bangladesh and India.. Gillian has worked with numerous governments and professional organisations in the region, to help improve health outcomes from rehabilitation and health promotion activities.
She has been an active member of the Executive Committee of the Asia West Pacific Region of World Physiotherapy for many years, which has included six years as Chair. . She has held many committee positions at the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Ugendra Regmi, PhD Eng.
Ugendra is a qualified VET (Vocational Education and Training) Trainer & Assessor for Building & Construction Industry and has more than 5 years of Knowledge of the VET sector and ASQA Standards and Regulations (including AVETMISS reporting) in Australia in the various roles. He is accredited by Engineering Australia as a Professional Engineer, MIEAust- 4273890 and has more than five years work experience in different disciplinary of Project Management under Civil Engineering Work
Ugendra’s specialty experience includes consultancy in the Building & Construction Industry and development and implementation of Learning and Assessment strategiesHe has set up new CRICOS & RTOs as well as advising on curriculum development, Contextualisation and mapping of Assessment tools Ugendra has been heavily involved with the Australian Centre for Sustainable Development Research & Innovation (ACSDRI) since its establishment in 2018 with a primary objective to promote sustainable development principles through research and innovation.
His key leadership role for ACSDRI has involved development and cultivation of a collaboration of a partnership and relationships with the different universities and Professors for Sustainable Development Goals. Conducting PDS activity with the South Asian Country’s Professional.