Board of Directors

Chairman


Mr Dechen Choling

Dungsam Cement Corporation Limited, CEO


Mr. Dechen Choling obtained Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from University of Kerala, India in 2002; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MScE) from University of New Brunswick, Canada in 2009 and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Canberra, Australia in 2021. He worked for Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPC) from October 2002 – 2022. He was a General Manager for Strategic Planning & Business Development Department from 2019 – June 2022, Thimphu, General Manager for Renewable Energy Department from 2016 – 2019. He also worked as a Project Manager for Wind Power Project, Project Engineer for National Load Dispatch Centre (NLDC), now Bhutan Power System Operator (BPSO) from 2009 – 2011. He started his career in BPC as a Deputy Manager for Rural Electrification of six eastern districts of Bhutan from 2002 – 2005.

Member


Mr. Kunzang Namgay

Dungpa, Nganglam Dungkhag, Pemagatshel Dzongkhag


Mr. Kunzang Namgay embarked on his illustrious career with the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2002, serving in various pivotal roles. He further enhanced his professional credentials by obtaining a Master of Public Administration from the prestigious Australian National University in Canberra. Before his appointment as the Senior Dzongrab of Pemagatshel Dzongkhag Administration in 2021, he distinguished himself as the Regional Director at the Regional Immigration Office in Samdrup Jongkhar. Currently, he holds the esteemed position of Senior Dungpa at the Nganglam Dungkhag Administration.

Member


Mr. Thinlay Gyamtsho 

Mr. Thinlay Gyamtsho is the proprietor of T&K Construction Pvt Limited established in May 28, 1990. Currently, he is also serving as the President of Construction Association of Bhutan (CAB) and the Board of Directors of IFAWPCA, Bhutan Insurance Limited and Construction Board of Bhutan. He is also the chairman of Briquette Manufacturing Pvt Limited.

 

 


 

Member


Mr. Sonam Dargay

Researcher, Center for Research


Mr. Sonam Darjay obtained his Master of Business Administration from the University of Canberra, Australia, Advanced Diploma of Applied Environmental Management from the Northern Sydney Institute, Australia, and Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from College of Science and Technology, Bhutan.

Mr. Sonam has over a decade of experience working at Electricity Regulatory Authority (the then Bhutan Electricity Authority), Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources from 2010 to 2022. During his tenure he has shouldered numerous professional activities starting from licensing of hydropower and alternate renewable energy projects, and R&D activities related to drafting regulations and guidelines for electricity generation, transmission, distribution and sales in Bhutan. He also served as Acting Chief, Licensing and Technical Division, ERA from 2019 to 2022 before founding the Center for Research Bhutan.

Besides Mr. Sonam’s professional capacity, he is passionate about studying the financial performance of the companies listed in the stock market. Also, transformational leadership, employee motivation, environmental management, and the application of disruptive technologies such as machine learning and AI are his other area of interest.

 

Member


Mr Pema Rinchhen Wangchug

Associate Director

Druk Holding and Investments  Limited (DHI)


 

 

Member


Mr. Dhan Bdr Gurung

Chief Executive Officer 

Dungsam Polymers Limited


Mr. Dhan Bdr Gurung Obtained Diploma in General Mechanical Engineering from
Royal Bhutan Polytechnic, Dewathang and Bachelor Of
Business Administration from Kalinga University, Raipur,
India
During his tenure with Bhutan Polymer Company Limited for
13 years, he served at various capacities prior to joining
Dungsam Polymers Limited as Production Engineer in 2011.
Prior to joining as a Chief Executive Officer he served as
Head Technical Service Division/Chief Engineer Plant in
DPL. He has extensive experiences in the fields of Polymer Industries and in Polymer
business.