CK Khanal is a Research Director of Academy of Innovation for Economic Development (ACAIED Nepal). He has completed MA in economics from Tribhuvan University in 2008. Since then, he has been involved in teaching economics in different colleges of Kathmandu. He is a founding member of National Economic Concern society. Khanal is also a working journalist in Kathmandu based national english daily.

Khanal is a young economists having experties in development economics, macroeconomics and tourism. He has capabiliteis of project management, planning, and reporting. His area of interest includes development economics, tourism and agriculture.

He has attended various national and international trainings, conference and workshops. As a journalists he wirtes articles on business and development issues. He is a key person for ACAIED Nepal to look after public relation and media.