Umesh Gautam is a graduate of Business Studies from Tribhuvan University. He is currently working as a Consultant and Researcher at Nepal Consulting Lawyers Inc. Previously, until 2019, he was associated with Kathmandu University School of Law as Programme Officer of Economic Law & Sub-national Governance Office.
Gautam has interest in different areas of law and institution building. His special interest is in the field of constitution building, legal documentation and other issues related to relations with the government offices. He is the co-author of the book Evolving Legal Regime in the Local Level (Kathmandu: Nepal Consulting Lawyers Inc, 2021) in Nepali.
Umesh worked in the project Consortium of Constitutional Experts (CONCOE) and Nepal Constitution Foundation (NCF) as programme assistant till December 2013. Umesh has strong support for democratic causes.