Silvanus appointed MD of Dolma Group
KAROBAR CORRESPONDENT
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
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Joseph Silvanus has been appointed Managing Director for Dolma Consulting, the advisory arm of Dolma Group. For the last eight years, he was CEO at Standard Chartered Bank in Nepal with additional governance responsibility for Afghanistan and Bhutan. Prior to that, he was with Standard Chartered Bank across various geographies and worked for ANZ Grindlays for 27 years. Joseph will use his deep insights and experience in Nepal and internationally to support Banking & Financial Institutions, Small and Medium enterprises, and Corporates in their drive for growth, efficiency, and access to international capital markets. Dolma Consulting will also offer services to development partners in projects wishing to attract international and local private sector capital.
Dolma Consulting offers clients a full suite of services to improve governance, compliance, and performance to raise equity, debt, and blended finance to achieve their domestic and global goals. Joseph Silvanus has been appointed Managing Director for Dolma Consulting, the advisory arm of Dolma Group. For the last eight years, he was CEO at Standard Chartered Bank in Nepal with additional governance responsibility for Afghanistan and Bhutan. Prior to that, he was with Standard Chartered Bank across various geographies and worked for ANZ Grindlays for 27 years. Joseph will use his deep insights and experience in Nepal and internationally to support Banking & Financial Institutions, Small and Medium enterprises, and Corporates in their drive for growth, efficiency, and access to international capital markets. Dolma Consulting will also offer services to development partners in projects wishing to attract international and local private sector capital. Dolma Consulting offers clients a full suite of services to improve governance, compliance, and performance to raise equity, debt, and blended finance to achieve their domestic and global goals.
Tim Gocher, Founder CEO of Dolma Group said “Dolma Group is dedicated to the development of Nepal through sustainable private sector growth. Joseph is a natural fit to head the consulting practice. Joseph’s experience with banks, corporates, and development partners in Nepal perfectly complements Dolma’s expertise in accessing and deploying international equity and blended finance”.“Dolma Group has a unique approach towards Impact Investing in Nepal and building out a full-fledged consulting practice will enhance its value proposition. I am glad companies will now gain access to a wide range of world-class, investment-oriented consulting services” was Joseph's response.
In addition to Dolma Consulting, Dolma Group consists of Dolma Impact Fund – the first international private equity fund investing in Nepal, Dolma Himalayan Energy – a renewables developer building large scale solar + battery storage projects in Nepal, and Dolma Foundation – a non-profit organization investing in remote education and tourism.