Gérard Tardy

    Gérard, is Co-Founder and Director of the Loden Entrepreneurship Program since 2008. He visits Bhutan twice a year to participate in the selection and mentoring of Loden entrepreneurs. An international investor with thirty years’ experience, Gérard has been a pioneer in the development of Venture Capital in Europe. He... readmore

    Ugen Choden

    Ugen Choden served as the first Program Director of the Bhutan Foundation, responsible for its introduction and establishment in Bhutan. For over eight years, she fundraised for and oversaw the Foundation programs that include innovative conservation of wildlife and the environment; equitable and sustainable development focusing on – special education,... readmore

    Dr. Francoise Pommaret

    Francoise Pommaret, PhD, is a cultural anthropologist, Director of Research at the CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research, France) and Associate Professor at the College of Language and Culture (ILCS), Royal University of Bhutan. She has been associated with Bhutan in different capacities since 1981 and has published numerous... readmore

    Pushpa Chhetri

    Pushpa Chhetri is a social entrepreneur. She founded Bhutan Media and Communications Institute in 2011 with an aim to contribute towards a professional development of Media and Communications Industry. Today, BMCI provides training and consultancy services to Media, private, corporate, government, CSOs and international organizations. She firmly believes that... readmore

    Dasho Kipchu Tshering

    Dasho Kipchu is the Chief Executive Officer at the Bhutan National Bank. He received his Diploma in Risk and Insurance from College of Insurance, New York in 1979 and Bachelors Degree in Economics and Political Science from North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India in 1977.Dasho was the former Executive Director... readmore

    Dasho Cheda

    Cheda received his Master of Laws iTC from University of Strathclyde in Scotland. After serving as a legal representative in various ministries and departments, Cheda presently runs a private legal firm which is first of its kind to be established in the Kingdom of Bhutan. readmore

    Lyonpo Om Pradhan

    Lyonpo Om Pradhan was the first Chairman and Director at Druk Holding and Investments Limited. He has 34 years of service with the Royal Government of Bhutan since 1969 as Minister for Trade and Industries (1989-1998) and Deputy Minister (1985-1989). During these tenures the government also asked him to... readmore

    Dr. Karma Phuntsho

    Lopen (Dr) Karma Phuntsho was trained as a monk in Bhutan and India, and received a M.St and D.Phil in Oriental Studies at Balliol College, Oxford. He was a researcher at CNRS, Paris and the Spalding Fellow for Comparative Religion at Clare Hall, Cambridge University. He is currently the... readmore