Meet Our Experts


Amit Pyakurel

Having attended Master of Business Studies (MBS) from Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Mr. Pyakurel has also passed Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level II examination. He has more than nine years of expertise in the field of derivatives, forex, commodities, financial research and has been providing an advanced level of training in financial courses in fundamental analysis, risk management, inter-market analysis, product development, and technical analysis. He also possesses expertise in the digital asset market and its evolution. Moreover, he has conducted international level advanced training in countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, & Madagascar and has provided expertise for various financial brokerage and exchanges. Besides, he is also regular faculty for a derivative market in finance colleges.


Auras Raj Panta

A graduate from the reputed School of Management Tribhuvan University, Mr. Panta has a Master’s Degree in Finance and Control. He is currently associated with Hathway Investment Nepal Pvt. Ltd. where he is the Data Analyst (Fundamental and Technical) related to the stock market. He also conducts Market Research work for strategic information gathering. Mr. Pant also works as a part-time teacher at Rainbow International College helping students to understand various courses in Financial Management, Accountancy, Corporate Finance and Investment, and Financial Institutional and Markets.


Jeff Middleton

Jeff Middleton is the founder and CEO of Lantium, incorporated in the United States and Singapore. He has more than a quarter-century of Information Technology and cybersecurity services experience. Demonstrating competency in reducing cyber risk across the internet and internal networks for individuals, companies, corporations, and governments, Jeff has multiple technical certifications and diplomas. Under his direction, Lantium staff organizes, audits, and develops cybersecurity policies and procedures. His staff of policy and legal experts compare these against emerging legislation and requirements established by local governments so they do not fall victim to ransomware or zero-day attacks. He advises teams to prevent individuals and organizations from criminal liability due to negligence. Jeff directs and oversees cybersecurity strategy, manages data threat intelligence, leads security risk assessment teams, and develops business continuity plans for individuals, companies, corporations, and governments who wish to protect themselves in the modern digital era.


Jeremy Joo

Jeremy Joo has been trading cryptocurrencies, forex and commodities for the past 5 years. He is also the COO of Unicoin DCX Ltd based in Labuan, Malaysia which is a marketplace to buy major cryptocurrencies as well as trading popular forex pairs and commodities.


Lakshman Pandit

He has more than 10 years of expertise in the field of financial derivatives especially commodities and has been providing advanced level training in financial courses specifically in commodity trading, risk management, fund management, inter-market analysis, technical and fundamental analysis. He has delivered the expert level of such training session in various countries like India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. In addition, he is also regular faculty for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) at Pioneer Professional Academy Pvt. Ltd.


Lakshmi D. Chand

Lakshmi Chand is an academician with 36 years of higher education having taught in India and Dubai, across in person and online modes. As a qualified lecturer, she holds a PhD from Madurai Kamaraj University, and has been associated with more than 25 universities and business Schools from India, UAE, the US, Pakistan, Canada and Australia. The wide array of courses, organizations and students have enriched her experience and enabled her to undertake training assignments, both independently and as an empaneled trainer in the areas of finance, student counselling, training the trainers, preplacement and academic administration. She is a proficient trainer in Finance for non-finance professionals and has conducted many such workshops for corporates, young professionals and entrepreneurs.

Mohammad Ali Hafez

Dr. Mohammad Ali Hafez

Dr. Ali is a Senior Academic Lecturer who graduated from Swiss Business School Zurich, Switzerland with DBA and MABR degrees. In addition to his finance and banking background, Ali holds CISIL1, ICA, MMBA and other professional certifications.

With 8+ years of Business Distribution and Partnerships Management, Dr. Ali has vast experience in Islamic Products, Investment Instruments, Wealth Management and Business Development. He conducted many studies in Financial Markets (Market Development, Quality of Stock Market Information, Futures and Forwards Contracts, Money Neutrality, Leadership Styles and Employees Innovativeness).


Narendra Pd. Bhatt

Mr. Narendra Prasad Bhatt is an MBA graduate and working in the Commodity Derivative Market since 2010. He provides training on Commodity Derivative Market to the employees of commodity exchange & commodity brokers, the commodity trader and the students of Commodity Derivative Market. Mr. Bhatt also has teaching experience in Financial Management in various management college.


Nawaraj Silwal

Mr. Silwal is an experienced mentor with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skilled in Portfolio Management, Capital Markets, Trading Strategies, Foreign Exchange (FX) Options, and Financial Markets, Mr. Silwal inherits a strong professional background with a Bachelor in Management focused in Finance from GS College. A former manager at Commodities & Metal Exchange Nepal Ltd., he studied Technical Analysis Engineering at the prestigious Financial Technologies Knowledge Management Company Limited (FTKMC), Mumbai. Mr. Silwal is a Senior Technical Analyst at Nepal Share Hub along with assuming the responsibility of Trading and Research Head at ABC Securities Pvt. Ltd.


Prerana Bhattarai

Ms. Bhattarai has over 1 year of experience in the arena of financial derivatives and commodities. She has been routinely engaged in providing the basic level of trading in financial courses, particularly in commodity trading. Likewise, she is also involved in writing newspaper articles in the arena of finance.


Richard J. Kapsch

Richard J. Kapsch is Managing Director of Pride Holdings, LLC, a consultancy based in Schaumburg, Illinois, specializing in international finance. He has spent over forty-five years in the securities and futures industries, including experience with major U. S. securities firms such as E. F. Hutton, Shearson and Prudential-Bache Securities. He has been involved at all levels of management.

Mr. Kapsch was a member of the International Monetary Market, a division of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, for eleven years, and was elected to the Board of Governors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, where he served for six years. While a member of that Board, he chaired the Foreign Currency Committee and was a member of both the Strategic Planning and Audit Committees.

Mr. Kapsch holds a B. A. degree from Yale University and an M. B. A. degree, in Corporate Finance, from New York University. He has taught graduate-level courses at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Keller Graduate School of Management and Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. He has spoken at numerous international seminars and is the author of several magazine articles.


Sandil Shrestha

With a vast experience, Mr. Shrestha has worked in various capacities with numerous organizations. Mr. Shrestha has worked in a broker firm affiliated with Nepal Derivative Exchange. He had been also associated with Laxmi Capital Market Ltd. where he holds a position in the Research and Analysis Department. Likewise, he was a presenter and financial researcher with Capital Market Research and Development (CMRD) in Bazaar Guru, a live television show in Himalaya Television and Aarthik News, an online portal. Mr. Sandil Shrestha, MBA (Finance), is a Junior Officer and Portfolio Manager at Hathway Investment Nepal limited. He plays a major role in developing investment strategy across all the portfolios with a focus on duration and yield curve management, portfolio structure and market posture. He has also attained the position of an instructor in Financial Researcher (Fundamental and Technical Analysis) in Nepal Share Hub.



Strategic and knowledgeable financial market professional with over 6 years of experience in the field of treasury management, financial derivatives, commodities, equities, and fund management in Nepal and India. Mr. Gautam has a postgraduate in economics and has completed various professional certifications like CHARTERED WEALTH MANAGER® (CWM®), India, Certified Investment Research Analyst(CIRA® India), Financial Modelling and Valuation Analyst( FMVA® Canada), MCX Certified Commodity Market (MCCP India), Investment analysis and portfolio management module from NSE academy for a certificate in the financial market (NCFM), Technical analysis module from NSE academy for a certificate in the financial market (NCFM), Fundamental analysis module, NSE academy for a certificate in the financial market (NCFM). Currently, Mr. Gautam is associated with Kumari Capital Limited as head of Investment Banking. His area of expertise includes trading securities, Investment Advisory, Corporate advisory, and risk management in the global financial market.


Sunil Shrestha

Mr. Sunil Shrestha is a Professional Capital Market Trainer from Nepal. He has more than 13 years of experience in the field of Forex Market, Futures Market and Stock Market. Currently, the CEO of Money Spell Investment Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Shrestha provides training on Forex, Futures, Commodities Derivative Market and Nepal Stock Market with the help of live charts. He has skills in Portfolio Management, Risk Management and other trading strategies. He has good trading skill and experience in both National and International Market like Nepal Stock Market (NEPSE), Futures Market, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Forex and Commodities including Gold, Silver, Crude Oil etc. He believes in technical analysis as a perfect tool and technique among other analysis.


Vivek Risal

Having attained his MBA degree from Pune University, India, Vivek Risal has been associated with the derivative markets since 2011. He specializes in technical analysis providing training on various aspects of the financial markets to market participants, brokers, college students and trains employees before and after the inception of their exchanges. He also supervises MBA and BBA classes as a visiting faculty member in leading national and international universities. He has authored 150+ articles in national daily newspapers and is a columnist with the leading business magazine of Nepal-Business 360 writing on topics ranging from international and domestic financial markets.