ACEF Speaker

Dr. Sanjay Prasad Gorkhali

Program Component Manager for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program of GIZ Nepal,
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program, GIZ Nepal

Dr. Sanjay Prasad Gorkhali is the Speaker of the Energy Working Group of the Sector Network Transport, Environment, Energy and Water Sector (TUEWAS) of GIZ. Currently, he is working as the Programme Component Manager of the GIZ supported Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme in Nepal looking after the component - Energy Efficiency in Industries and Enterprises. With more than 20 years of experience in international development, Dr. Gorkhali’s 10 years of work in GIZ has been focused on promotion of energy efficiency in Nepal and in the region. Dr. Gorkhali has a Doctorate Degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics, Ruhr University Bochum (RUB). Prior to this he has an MA in Development Management from the same university and an MBA from Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM). He has a profound interest and expertise in promotion of market mechanism for sustainable development with a focus on energy sector.


  • Deep Dive Workshop: Digital Innovations in Energy Sector Supporting Clean Energy Transition: Real Stories from the Ground