May 24, 2017

Board of Directors

Dasho Chencho Dorji has a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the North Eastern Hill University in India and a Master in Science from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom. He started his career in the Ministry of Agriculture as Trainee Officer in 1985. Prior to his current post, he was the Director of Youth and Sports under Ministry of Education and was later promoted as the Director General. In 2015, he was transferred as the Director General of Bhutan Infocom and Media Authority. In February 2019, Dasho became the Secretary, Ministry of Works and Human Settlement.

Dasho is the Chairman of BBPL Board.

Khenpo Ugen Namgyel has a Master Degree in Indian Philosophy and Religion from Banaras Hindu University and has travelled widely as an international coordinator and interpreter. He has been appointed the “Leytshog Drungchen” or Secretary of Estate Development of the Central Monastic Body in September 2013 by His Holiness, the Je Khenpo. He also serves as Chairman and board director on the board of multiple entities in Bhutan.

Khenpo serves as the non-independent director on BBPL Board.


Dasho Sonam Jamtsho has a Master Degree in Taxation and Business Laws from NALSAR University, Hyderabad. He joined civil service in 1993 as Senior Tax Officer and served as Senior Tax Officer, Assistant Director, Joint Commissioner and Regional Director in Phuentsholing, Samtse and Gelephu till 2013. Prior to his current position, he served as the Director, Department of Medical Supplies and Health Infrastructure under Ministry of Health. Currently, he is the Dzongda of Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag.

Dasho serves as the non-independent director on BBPL Board.

Dr. Damber S Kharka has a PhD in Financial Economics and currently works as CEO of DSK Consultancy Services, Thimphu. Prior to starting his consultancy business, he served for 13 years at DHI as the Director of Corporate Performance Department, and Royal Institute of Management (RIM) for 19 years as a faculty member. He is an economist by profession and a certified trainer in Corporate Governance and several other management disciplines. He has long years of experience as board director in several companies across industries in Bhutan and has significantly contributed to the growth of the companies. At present, also serves on the board of NRDCL.

He serves as the Independent Director on BBPL Board.

Mr. Sonam Tobgay is currently serving as Senior Analyst in the Department of Finance, Druk Holding & Investment (DHI). He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Hague University of Applied Sciences, Netherland in 2012 and Bachelor of Degree in Commerce (Hons) Delhi University from Sherubtse College in 2006. He worked in Bhutan Power Corporation as Finance Officer from 2007 till 2014. In the past, he served on the board of Wood Craft Centre.

He serves as the non-independent director on BBPL Board.

Mr. Druyang Dorji works in a family business, M/S Shangrila Enterprise, which is one of the biggest cold stores set ups in the country, from 2006. He also serves as a Director on board of M/s Shangri-La Enterprise Private Limited and now heads a new FDI Project, M/s Thai Bhutan Biotech Project for production of medicinal mushrooms and manufacture of medicinal mushroom products.

He serves as the non-independent director on BBPL Board.

Mr. Sherab Namgay is the Managing Director of the Company. He obtained his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Curtin University, Australia and Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from PSG College of Arts and Science, India. He is a Certified Balanced Scorecard Professional focused in strategy formulation and execution from Balanced Scorecard Institute, USA.

Prior to joining BBPL, Mr. Namgay worked as the Associate Director at Druk Holding and Investments. In the past, he served on the board of multiple companies like BPC, CDCL, DCCL, DPL, ABHL and DML and participated extensively in various Board Committees. He also served in the Office of Performance Management, His Majesty’s Secretariat for three years from 2015-2017.

He serves as the Executive Director on the board of BBPL.

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