Dr. Lohani was Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development until June 2015. Prior to that, Dr. Lohani was Vice-President (Finance and Administration) of ADB. He was The Secretary of the ADB Board, Director General of Regional Sustainable Development and Chief Compliance Officer.
Dr. Lohani has several years of experience and expertise in infrastructure projects development and financing (clean energy, transport, urban and water sectors), sustainable development and sustainability issues (especially in environment and climate change matters).
Presently he is serving as:
Global Head of Climate Change Practices and Distinguished Fellow, Emerging Markets Forum, The Centennial Group, USA;
Distinguished Adjunct Faculty and Board member, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok;
Senior Advisor , Network Among cities & Private Sector for Asian Smart cities, Japan;
Board of Trustees, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies, Japan;
Founding Board member, Asian Water Council, Korea;
Board of Director, UNESCO International Water Security and Sustainable Development, Korea
Member of Advisory Board, Asia Pacific Center for Environmental Law, Singapore;
Engaged in several other advisory Think tanks and Boards.
Dr. Lohani holds a Doctoral degree in Engineering. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) of United States, a Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers. He has been awarded “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Nepal Engineer’s Association and China Green Award.