Dr. Meghnath Dhimal works as a Chief of Research Division at the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Government of Nepal. He completed his Master Degree in Environmental Sciences from CDES, Tribhuvan University in 2004 and PhD in Geo-sciences (Environmental Health Sciences) from the Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany in 2015. He has also served the World Health Organization (WHO) in the capacity of Temporary Adviser as well as in the capacity of Climate Change and Health Expert. He has been nominated as a member of Global Young Academy since 2017 for five years. Dr Dhimal was awarded the ‘Young Science and Technology Award’ from the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) in 2015. Besides these, he serves as an Associate Academician of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), member of Research Coordination and Development Council of Tribhuvan University, expert member of various technical and steering committees formed by the Government of Nepal, Board member of Journal of Health and Social Sciences and NAST’s Journal of Science and Technology and Associate Editor of the Global Health Section of BMC Public Health and Frontiers in Tropical Disease Journals. He has authored more than 150 peer reviewed articles, book chapters and technical reports.