Himalayan Consensus Summit Secretariat

Shayasta has six years of industry experience revolving primarily around economic analysis and research. She is currently the coordinator for Nepal Economic Forum and anchors its Business Policy Research Center. She is an MBA graduate from the Australian Catholic University, Sydney, and previously worked for Planet Finance and the Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs Associations of Nepal.

Tejaswee Shrestha

Himalayan Consensus Summit Secretariat

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Tejaswee has a master's degree in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune and a bachelor's degree from Symbiosis School of Economics. She previously worked for three years as a senior research analyst in a research and consulting firm in Pune. At NEF, she is involved in economic research, analysis and review of NEF’s publications.


Himalayan Consensus Summit Secretariat


Kashu holds a Master’s degree in Economics from St Joseph’s College, Bangalore. She started her career at beed as an intern and went on to become a Fellow at NEF. She is currently involved in research and analysis and also manages NEF’s presence across all social networking sites.


Communications Director

Originally from the United States, Noah has spent most of the last ten years living in China observing the fundamental unity of the human family, and considering ways to enable the kind of global cooperation needed in the face of the very serious challenges we are facing. Noah has been active in the Occupy Wall Street movement, as well as many other social justice communities, and enjoys making connections between activists in different communities.


  Communication liaison

Mei Yunfei is a recent graduate of Pingdingshan University with a major in media production. She assists with creating and maintaining media and other creative assets and acts as a communicative liaison on behalf of Homalayan Consensus.



Mei Yingxue is a graduate student in Translation and Interpretation at Xi'an International Studies University in Xi'an, China. She grew up in rural Henan province. May is a voracious reader of anything written in Chinese or English, and a talented translator between the two languages.


       Special Project Coordinator


A Master’s degree student at University of International Business and Economics, majoring in Finance. He is enthusiastic and a very generous individual who strives to stay involved with helping others. He is passionate about the future of Africa and hopes to propel this passion after he attains his Masters Degree through working with Himalayan Consensus and African Consensus.