Anuj Pandey, a young and visionary personality, is responsible for leading the company through innovation and creativity. He joined Explore Himalaya in 2011 as a Sales and Marketing Executive. However, he has come a long way from his initial days. Now, his leadership fuels the team with his special expertise in Product Development, Networking and Sustainable Tourism. He is a Masters’ degree graduate in Innovation & Tourism Management from Fachhochschule Salzburg (2013-2015) with his dissertation research on “Making Adventure Tourism Sustainable- A case study of Everest area” and Bachelors degree in Commerce (Honors) from Delhi University (2008- 2011). In addition to impressive academics, he is also trained in German Language Course (A2) from Deutsche Studio, Austria; International Fares and Ticketing Training Conducted by BARN Tour Operations Training from Himalaya Academy of Travel & Tourism; Sustainability for Tour Operators jointly conducted by CBI, SNV- Nepal, TAAN, The Great Himalayan Trail, Travelife and UKaid; Management Training conducted by CBI – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and Explore the Art of Storytelling conducted by PATA. As an avid traveler and adventurer himself, he reached Annapurna Base Camp at the age of 14. His field experience includes leading special charity and medical groups to Everest Base Camp, Manasalu Circuit, Annapurna area and Kanchanjunga region. He has also travelled extensively outside Nepal including Thailand, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Spain, Belgium, Portugal; and Germany (ITB–Berlin) and United Kingdom (WTM-London). Outside office, he enjoys biking and playing basketball.
I look forward to working with your team on future treks when I am able to return to Nepal - perhaps as September 2010 with my wife.