Amod Mani Dixit

Mr. Dixit studied Mineral exploration in St. Petersburg University (Russia), Geotechnical Engineering in the Asian Institute of Technology (Bangkok), and Management in the Graduate School of Business, Stanford. His 38 years of professional experience covers stints with government of Nepal, private engineering consultancy, and also as a visiting professor of engineering geology. In 1994 he founded the National Society for Earthquake Technology Nepal (NSET) and has since served as its Executive Director. He has worked extensively in Nepal and many Asian countries for disaster risk reduction and also for earthquake response. Mr. Dixit sits as a Member of the Scientific Board of the Global Earthquake Model (GEM). He also sits as a Member of the Results Management Council of the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) – a subset of the World Bank.
Location: Nepal , Kathmandu
Organisation: NSET
Role: Executive Director
Areas of interest / Expertise:
  • Earthquake risk management at the grassroots level