Assistant Professor/Team Leader - Centre for Social Sciences

Busan is passionate about exploring multi/inter-disciplinary solutions to address some of the pressing problems of our times. He served as Governance and Partnerships Director with Possible, a healthcare organisation working in rural Nepal. At Possible, he led the rebuilding of health institutions across Dolakha, one of the worst-hit districts in the 2015 Nepal earthquake, and co-led the management of Charikot Hospital, a government institution, in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) model. Busan co-founded and administered Daayitwa Public Service Fellowships, the first program of its kind in the country, that strives to identify innovative solutions to the most pressing public policy issues. During his three years with Daayitwa, he collaborated with two former Prime Ministers, 21 parliamentarians, 16 government agencies, and with 56 policy innovators trained in 14 countries in addressing pressing issues in various sectors –  including enterprise development, education, environmental management, and sustainable development, among others.

Busan is also the founding faculty member of Master’s in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD) program at Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Busan holds Master’s degrees in Public Policy (UK) and International Relations (India). He has also received multiple pieces of trainings in adaptive leadership (Nepal), civic engagement (US), and enterprise development (UK).

He is currently working as an Assistant Professor as well as leading the team of CSS (Centre for Social Sciences) at King’s College.