Saisab Pradhan has more than 15 years of experience in the field of information technology. He joined ICIMOD in June 1997 as a System’s Administrator. Prior to joining ICIMOD, he worked as a Senior Technical Engineer for one of the leading computer vendors in Nepal. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bangladesh Institute of Technology (now Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, RUET). Mr Pradhan is responsible for the effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of server systems hardware and software, and related information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure, including network management. He looks after the overall information technology (IT) operations and IT security at ICIMOD, ensuring that the servers are backed up and that server systems are secure from unauthorised access. Mr Pradhan is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer.