Skilled and dedicated entrepreneur, development professional and media/communication expert with proven aptitude to manage and lead multicultural and heterogeneous teams, Mr. Vivek Singh Thakuri brings over 20 years of his professional experience to his role as the Executive Director of MITRA Samaj and takes lead in designing and leading various research and monitoring & evaluation projects, capacity building programs, social marketing campaigns, media and communication programs/campaigns, advocacy drives, and event management for various national/international development partners and private agencies to push MITRA Samaj towards its vision of touching lives positively and spreading happiness among marginalised communities on a sustainable basis.
Before joining MITRA Samaj, Mr. Thakuri had worked at The Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT) Nepal as Communication and Fund Raising Specialist (2006-2011), Population Services International (PSI) as Senior Program Manager, External Relations and New Initiatives (2004-2006), Senior Research Associate at AC Nelson (2003), and led various research and communication assignments under different leadership capacities.
Mr. Thakuri who was acknowledged as the Young Achiever (1998) by Kantipur Publications, the largest media house of Nepal, for being the Youngest Editor-In-Chief of Nepal for his editorial capacity in the English Youth Magazine ‘Vision’, has been working in Image FM and Television for more than 18 years now.
Areas of expertise:
Research, project designing, monitoring and evaluation, media and communication, social marketing, and event management.