Versatile leader and manager in humanitarian and DRR, local Governance, and overall development and Program Management spheres across Asian and African countries, including Nepal, Uganda, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, the Philippines, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Liberia. Skilled in managing humanitarian crises and disaster resilience - DRR, self sufficiency model and economic growth, inclusive governance, strategic analysis and results focused planning, civic society strengthening, NGO leadership and management, community driven development process, food security, sustainable livelihood, conflict analysis and management, gender equality and social inclusion - GESI, and Dalit women's empowerment towards their economic and political rights.
Long standing experience as program manager and freelance consultant in inclusive governance, strategic analysis and planning, results based management and M&E systems, organization development, survey and action research, theory of change, project review and evaluation, relationship management, change management, training-facilitation, mentoring and coaching, facilitating community driven self-help initiatives, capacity assessment and capacity building services for various development and humanitarian agencies, bilateral, UN agencies, and private sectors. Kedar earned his Master’s degree in International and Intercultural Management with specialization in NGO Capacity Building and Post Graduate Diploma in NGO Leadership and Management from the SIT Graduate Institute. Vermont, USA.