Dr Dhiraj Pradhananga is an Associate Professor of hydrometeorology at Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He started his professional career as a meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Government of Nepal (1995-1998). He received his master’s degrees from Tribhuvan University in meteorology and the University of Melbourne, Australia in Environment and a PhD degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada in glacier hydrology. He also did postgraduate diplomas in hydrology (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India) and in the management of the environment (Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands). His work interests are in making useful information usable in water, weather, climate, and the environment sectors. He believes in teamwork and gets involved in students-teachers-scientists (STS) networks and focuses on capacity building of recent graduates and young professionals. He has led and collaborated in four projects funded by APN. He is the President of two NGOs namely The Small Earth Nepal (SEN) and Centre of Research for Environment, Energy and Water (CREEW).