DEVENDRA P. SHRESTHA, PhD. is the Executive Director of Kathmandu Model Research Foundation, Kathmandu, Nepal.

He has served as a national consultant in government and international agencies including UNDP, World Bank, ADB, DFID, Danish International Development Agency, European Union, WHO, Engender Health, Population Council, Abt Associate, Plan International, and Population Services International. Dr. Shrestha was a post-doctoral fellow at the Institute for Social Research (ISR), The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA during 1994-1996. 

Professor Shrestha has also been supervising Ph.D. and M Phil candidates in Economics at Central Dept of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.