Mr. Shyam KC is a Research and Development Director at Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations (AIDIA). He is a graduate from Kathmandu University, Nepal in Media Studies and holds Master's Degree in International Relations from University of Warsaw, Poland. He did his master’s thesis work entitled “Nepal’s Foreign Policy in Federal Democratic Republican Era Complexities and Opportunities Vis-à-Vis Proximity” He regularly writes in Nepali national English dailies and focuses on foreign policy, economic diplomacy and international geopolitics. His core area of interest is foreign policy (Nepal, India, China) in particular, geopolitics of Asia at large. KC served as a Project Coordinator from 2011-2014 in USAID funded Saath-Saath Project in Kavre, Nepal. He was awarded with Scholar-Research form Women Communicator Forum, Nepal supported by UNFPA.