Kul Bahadur Gurung of 45 from 4, Ruby Valley Rural Municipality, Dhading is working as a tourism entrepreneur leading a trekking and travel agency since 1992. Having MBS, MTS, LLB and currently researching on the topic of the expeditions as a PhD scholar from Malaysia is also a tourism expert having himself vast knowledge in the field of different social movement, tourism infrastructure development as well as motivational and capacity build up for the young generation.
Mr. Gurung is the General Secretary of Nepal Mountaineering Association – NMA (2017-2020) and the Management Committee Member- MCM of International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – UIAA for 4 years terms (2020-2024). He is the second Nepali in the UIAA’s history leading this direct elected post. He was a board member (2009-2011) and vice president of Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal -TAAN (2013-2015), Founder president of Gurung Tourism Entrepreneurs’ Association, Nepal (GTEAN), Founder president of Ganesh Himal Tourism Development Committee (GHTDC), Founder secretary of Climate Alliance of Himalayan Communities (CAHC), Founder secretary of democrat tourism entrepreneurs named Nepal Tourism Entrepreneurs’ Association (NEAT).
Nepali Congress Dhading District Committee Member (DCM) and also the disciplinary committee member himself is currently holding a Director post of Tourism Department in the Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation (GPK Foundation).