Dilip Khatiwada holds a M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 2008, Sweden. A Master in Public Administration (MPA, with a major in development studies) from Tribhuvan University (TU), 2002, Nepal and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Panjab University, 1997, India. Mr. Khatiwada has professional experiences in the private, public and international development sectors for about 10 years. He worked with the ministry of environment, science and technology (MOEST, Government of Nepal) for three years. He held several positions at the MOEST: first, component manager of the DANIDA (Danish International Development Agency) funded Environmental Sector Programme Support, then national focal person of the ADB (Asian Development Bank) supported Regional Air Quality Management project; desk officer for the Climate Change and PREGA (Promotion of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Green House Gas Abatement) project, and assistance spokesperson to the ministry. Besides, he has also been involved with promotion of renewable and clean energy technologies, and environmental management project. Mr. Khatiwada has participated in the regional air quality, climate change and environment management forums. Mr. Khatiwada is a PhD student at the Energy and Climate Studies of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). His research project evaluates sugarcane bio-energy system in the least developing countries with the case study of Nepal.