Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa
Born in Khumbu -Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality, Ward 4, Solu Khumbu district of Nepal Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa is a well-established and renowned personality in Nepalese tourism industry. Mr. Sherpa had already served Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) as a president from 2002-2008 and from 2014-2017. With his ability, expertise and decades of experience in this field now he has been appointed as a Chief Advisor of NMA. His 47 years of experience in Travel Trade has motivated and encouraged many. He is a Chairman of a large group of companies and to name some they are Astrek Group of Companies, Asian Trekking (P.) Ltd, Asian Adventure Travel & Tours (P.) Ltd., Terraces Resort - Hotel Mt. Monastery (P.) Ltd., Himalayan Chain Resorts (HCR) in Khumbu Region, Astrek Climbing Walls and Park, Khangri International Hospital (P) Ltd, Khangri Hotel (P) Ltd., Club House Restaurants (P.) Ltd & Asian International Trading (P.) Ltd. Over the years, Mr. Sherpa has been acknowledged with an array of awards and honors and is a member or delegate to numerous international mountaineering and tourism associations.
Organizations and Members:
Honorary Consul of Belgium to Nepal.
Honorary Member of UIAA (International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation)
Chairman of Climate Alliance of Himalayan Communities (CAHC),
IP President of Asian Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UAAA)
Senior Vice President of International Mountaineers Association (IMA)
Advisor of Honorary Consular Corps -Nepal representing fifty-five (55) countries – 2022 ---
Former Dean of Honorary Consular Corps - Nepal (HCC-N) representing fifty-five (55) countries 2017 – 2018.
Convener, CTEVT National Skill Test for Climbing sector 2022---.
Chief advisor of Nepal Mountaineering Association 2022---
Advisor of Nepal Sherpa Association 2021---
Advisor of Nepal Buddhist Federation 2022----
Advisor of Sherpa Sewa Kendra 2021---
Convener, International Support Committee of Himalayan Rescue Association 2021- -
Vice President of Nepal Tourism Infrastructure Development Council 2022..
Founder Member of Kathmandu Press Club-2022…
Advisor of Loktantrik Sherpa Association 2021---
Former President of Nepal Mountaineering Association
Convener of Mountaineering and Mountain Tourism Policy Review Sub-Committee, Government of Nepal
Member of Tourism Product and destination development sub-committee of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Government of Nepal 2021-2022.l
Convener, CTEVT National Skill Test for climbing sector 2012 – 2021.
Advisor of Nepal Buddhist Association 2019 - 2022.
Convener of Detailed Peak Profile Sub-Committee, Government of Nepal
Board Member of National Tourism Council of Nepal under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister of Nepal.
Vice President of Nepal Tourism Infrastructure Development Council (2079 -2081)
Assembly Member of Solukhumbu Multiple College (2079 – 2081)
Founder Advisor of National Tourism Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal (NEAT) 2007…
Convener of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration Committee of Mt.Cho-Oyu 2014, Mt.Kanchenjunga 2015, Mt.Makalu 2015, Mt.Manaslu 2016, and Mt.Lhotse 2016.
Advisory Board Member of Adventure Travel World Summit 2007
Ex-Executive Board Member of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC)
Senior Vice President of International Mountaineers Association & Convener of Asian Mountaineers,
Council Member of Lumbini Development Trust.
Board Member of SKM Trust
Former Executive Member of Nepal Association of Travel Agents (NATA)
Former Board Member of Nepal Tourism Board
Former First Vice President of Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (TAAN)
Advisor of Sherpa Association of Nepal 2017 - 2020
Life Member of Human Rights Organization of Nepal
Member of Japan Association of Travel Agents
Convener of the Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee of Mt. Everest 2003, Mt.Cho-Oyu 2004, Mt.Kanchenjunga 2005, Mt.Makalu 2005, Mt.Manaslu 2006, Mt.Lhotse 2006 and Mt.Dhaulagiri 2010
Honorary Leader of China Tibet Expedition to All 14 Peaks of above 8000m to Mt. Lhotse
Chairman of Mountaineering Rescue Training Foundation of Nepal.
Advisor of Sherpa Sewa Kendra 2015 - 2021
Advisory Board member of PATA
Member of Nepal – German Chamber of Commerce & Industries.
Vice President of Nepal-Belgium Bikash Foundation
Chairman of Poverty Focus Tourism Development Programme –Nepal
Ex-Advisor of Trekking Agents Association of Nepal (2002 - 2005)
Leader of Nepal-China Golden Jubilee Friendship Peak Expedition 2005 organized by The Government of Nepal & China.
Vice Chairman of 30th Jubilation of Women’s First Ascent on Mt. Everest celebration Committee by HMG of Nepal -2005
Leader of Nepal-Japan Golden Jubilee Friendship Nangpai Gosum(7321m) Expedition 2006 organized by Government of Nepal, NMA,Nepal & JWAF,Japan.
Expert Member of Mountain Protection Commission of UIAA(Union of International Alpine Association)
Co-coordinator of Nepalese Cabinet Meeting at Everest B.C./Kalapathar Plateau at 5542m on 4 December 2009.
Co-coordinator of International Climber for Summiteers Summit to Save the Himalayas in Copenhagen on 11 December 2009 on the occasion of International Mountain Day.
Advisor and Life Member of Tourist Guide Association of Nepal.
Advisory Board member of PATA
Founder Secretary of Sherpa Sewa Kendra.
Member of the nomination committee to nominate Board Member of Nepal Tourism Board – January 2018.
Decorated “The mark of honor of Crown” by the Government of Belgium.
Felicitated by Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Avian Government of Nepal as Tourism man of the year 2013
Decorated “The mark of honor of knight in the Order of Leopold” by the Government of Belgium.
Decorated “Suprabal Gorkhadakshin Bahu” by Government of Nepal
17th & 18th International Award for Tourist, Hotel and Catering Industries 1992/93
24th International award for Commercial Prestige.
Medal decorated by the President of the Northern Ossetia – Alania Republic of Russian Federation
Trophy presented by Government of Nepal for Second Highest Collection of Foreign Currency in Trekking Sector.
Lifetime achievement Award for the highest contribution in the field of Tourism on the Occasion of Nepal Unification day 2058 BS.