Aum Sangay Zam was the Former Secretary to the Ministry of Education, and has over 33 years’ experience in the Royal Government of Bhutan. Director of Revenue and Customs Department for four years and Secretary of the Ministry of Education (MoE) for 10 years — spearheaded many strategic policy initiatives that have contributed to the strengthening of the institutional capacity, the enhancement of access, quality, and efficient delivery of the Bhutanese Education System, and modernization of the Tax and Customs systems.

During her tenure as the Secretary of Education, she was involved in a number of programmes geared towards the empowerment of local communities through education, and the inclusion of all marginalized groups such as disadvantaged women and children in society.