Bio Data

Name: Leela Mani Paudyal

Address: Baletaksar – 5, Gulmi, Nepal

Date of Birth: 12 May 1962

Current Address: Embassy of Nepal, Beijing, China


Academic Qualification: Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Tribhuwan University in 1989

Present Involvement: Ambassador of Nepal to People’s Republic of China – Nov 16, 2016 onwards

Past Experiences:

1. Chief Secretary (Cabinet Secretary) of the Government of Nepal: August 7, 2012-August 6, 2015.

2. Secretary of the Government of Nepal

Office of the Prime Minister and Council of  Ministers (March 30, 2009-May 2011 & Sept 2011-August 2012); Ministry of Home Affairs (May 2011-Sept 2011); Ministry of Information & Communications (Nov 1, 2008- March 29, 2009); & Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (Nov 2007- Oct 31, 2008)

3. Consul General of Nepal to the Tibet Autonomous Region of China (Nov 2003- July 2007)

4. Joint Secretary (JS) in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies & Director General (DG) of the Department of Cottage and Small Industries (Sept 2000 – Oct 2003);  Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce (Feb 1998 – Sept 2000)

5. Part time Lecturer of Managerial Finance for Bachelor in Business Studies/ Business Administration in the Tribhuwan University and Kathmandu University affiliated colleges (1997-2003).

6. Involved in social/anticorruption campaigns such as Bagmati Cleanup Volunteer  Campaign; campaigns against evasion of taxes, misuse of public property and corruptions in development projects. Conducted a discourse to college students on “Social Transformation Through Positive Thinking” (2012-2016) and column writer in “Nepal” magazine (2015-2016).

Research, Publications and Studies:

Internal Auditing Theory and Practices in the Nepalese Perspective (A reference book)

General Interests: 

Social Service, Traveling, Yoga, Meditation

Countries Visited:

Austria, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Belgium, Bhutan, Canada, China, Germany, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Pakistan, The Philippines, South Africa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, UK, USA, Vietnam.