Mr. Dip Prakash Panday
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Dip Prakash Panday has two decades of experience in the insurance field and is now working in Shikhar Insurance Company Ltd. (SICL) as the CEO.
Before joining Shikhar Insurance Company Ltd., he served as the General Manager at Everest Insurance for around ten years. His professional ability and prudence along with his strong belief in teamwork have helped him acquire experience in the local as well as the international market. He gives lectures on insurance in various seminars organized by Beema Samiti and in other programs as well from time to time.
Mr. Bimal Raj Nepal
Senior General Manager - Claims
Mr. Bimal Raj Nepal started his career in insurance in June 1970 from Rastriya Beema Sansthan and worked until 1995. Further, he continued his career in Premier Insurance Co. (Nepal) Ltd. from 1995 and has recently been with Shikhar Insurance Co. Ltd. since August 2011.
Nepal's core area of expertise is in Reinsurance and Claims. In pursuance of his knowledge, he had the opportunity to be trained in the college of Insurance in India, UK and Swiss Insurance Training Centre, Zurich (Switzerland) and had practical working attachments with the various well-known companies/Reinsurers and Brokers in India and the UK.
Mr. Puskar Mahat
Senior General Manager - Marketing
Mr. Puskar Mahat, General Manager at SICL has an incomparable experience of almost three decades in the insurance field of Nepal. Before joining Shikhar Insurance Co. Ltd, he worked with Neco Insurance Co. Ltd.
The chronicle of his wide range of industry knowledge includes his work titles such as the Reader at Makwanpur Multiple Campus, Hetauda (1979-2006), DGM at the Neco Insurance Co. Ltd., Hetauda, while also holding the position of chairman of Narayani College, Hetauda, and the President Of Recruitment Committee of Hetauda Municipality Office, till date.
Currently, Mahat is affiliated with the Rotary Club of Hetauda, as a Member and Past President of Hetauda Municipality Office, as a Member of the Advisory Committee and Advisor in Narayani Yatayat Byabasayi Sangh for the last 24 years. His unparallel work experience makes him not only the strength of SICL but also an important asset to the economic sector of the country.
Ms. Sabita Maskay
Senior General Manager - Underwriting
Ms. Sabita Maskey has a long experience in the insurance sector, being in Beema Sansthan for more than 20 years. Since being exposed to the insurance sector for such a long period, she has in-depth knowledge regarding the General Practice of Insurance. She is the first ACII Chartered Insurer Lady of Nepal.
During her career, she handled many departments in Beema Sansthan like Motor Vehicle Insurance for 5 years, Fire Insurance for 12 years and Administration for 4-5 years. She conducted training classes on insurance organized by Beema Samiti, Management Association of Nepal (MAN), Staff College and she was also a member of the subcommittee for the Fire Tariff.
Mr. Raj Rimal
Mr. Raj Rimal started his professional career back in 1998, and had since worked in the Banking sector in various ones including Everest Bank, Bank of Kathmandu and Global IME Bank. Mr. Rimal also served as General Manager for Infra/projects, banking, Insurance and Recoveries in Chaudhary Group, Corporate Office from May 2021 to June 2022 before he took up the professional role in Shikhar Insurance Co. Ltd. as General Manager. Mr. Rimal holds a Master’s Degree in his academic qualification.
Mr. Udit Prasad Kafle
Mr. Udit Prasad Kafle has been in the insurance field for 18 years and is the pioneer in establishing Shikhar Insurance Company Ltd. He worked for more than 8 years at Everest Insurance Company Ltd. before joining Shikhar Insurance Co. Ltd.
Kafle has acquired a sound knowledge of various departments like Underwriting, Reinsurance, and claims and Research. His core strength lies in Underwriting so he assists the marketing team in dealing with clients related to the technical aspects of insurance.
Mr. Prajwol Acharya
Mr. Prajwol Acharya has been supporting the growth of Shikhar Insurance Co. Ltd for many years. He has handled Eastern Nepal's business and management with ease.
Currently, he handles the company from the Biratnagar branch.
Mr. Suraj Rajbahak
Assistant General Manager / Company Secretary
Mr. Suraj Rajbahak is a Chartered Accountant qualified from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN). He has obtained the First Merit Rank in the CA examinations of ICAN.
Besides the role of Company Secretary, he is heading the Finance Department and Internal Control Department of the company.
Mr. Bijay Dahal
Manager - Re-Insurance
Bijay Dahal has been with Shikhar Insurance since its beginning and currently serves as the department's chief of reinsurance.