Our Team


Laxman Thapa (Prayas)

Co Founder

Academic Director

Mr. Thapa is an energetic and outspoken person. He is a certified BARISTA trainer and has more than 7 years of experience on teaching and training coffee art.

As a professional BARISTA trainer, He has trained more than 900 students in our institution and is well known for his intuitive and inventive teaching skills. Mr.Thapa leads the coffee training team at this institution, where he oversees the plans and procedures for training. He looks after the daily operability of the academy and handles overall functionality of the academy as well.

Previously, Mr. Thapa worked at café Kaldi, Thamel as a BARISTA. He started his coffee career in 2010. Later in 2011, He joined Himalayan Java Coffee Pvt. Ltd. where he was then promoted as a Supervisor and worked as the manager too.


Raj Kumar Karki

Co Founder

Production Head

Mr. Karki is an industrious person who has a profound interest on the influence of technologies. He is an inquisitive person and loves to share his ideas regarding coffee storage and distribution.

Earnest and resourceful, Mr. Karki has high comprehensive capacity and excellent analytical power. He has years of expertise on coffee storage, roasting, packaging, blending as well as distribution of coffee. He is also a coffee roasting technician in our institution.

Formerly, He worked as a coffee roaster and technician in Himalayan Java Pvt. Ltd. He stepped into the world of coffee in early 2009 and has been serving effectively ever since. He also deals in machine sales and purchase in the institution.