Mr. Hari Prasad Dharel is a travel and trekking entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the tourism industry. He is the current chairman of the Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) supporting the Government of Nepal in promoting mountain safety. As an Honorary Consul of Denmark to Nepal, he has been contributing to strengthening diplomatic and commercial ties between the two countries.
Additionally, he is actively involved in social work in various capacities, for example, he is a life member and general member of several organizations such as Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). As a president of the Nepal Climbing Sport Association (NCSA) - the national governing authority for sport climbing in Nepal, Mr. Dharel has been promoting sports tourism nationally, regionally, and internationally. He is also a former General Secretary of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) - an umbrella association of trekking agencies in the country.