Personal Details


Name:                                                 Jigme Tashi Tsering

Nationality:                                         Bhutanese

Place of Birth:                                     Thimphu, Bhutan

Address:                                               Motithang, Thimphu, Bhutan






University of Melbourne                                                                                        Melbourne, Australia

Masters in Environmental Engineering (2009)

Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering (2008)


Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)                                                                     Delhi, India

Bachelors in Civil Engineering (1995-1999)


Woodstock School                                                                                                  Mussoorie, India

High School Diploma (1990 -1994)


Lincoln School                                                                                                         Kathmandu, Nepal

Secondary School (1985-1989)


Saint Joseph College                                                                                              Darjeeling, India

Primary School (1981-1984)


Lungtenzampa School                                                                                            Thimphu, Bhutan

Primary School (1979-1980)




Merits and Awards


  • Recipient of Endeavour Executive Fellowship in 2015
  • Recipient of Bronze Medal for Dedicated Service awarded by the Royal Civil Service Commission (2013)
  • High Distinction in Master in Environmental Engineering (2009)
  • High Distinction in Graduate Certificate in Engineering (2008)
  • Recipient of Asian Development Bank Scholarship at University of Melbourne & best ADB scholar (2009)
  • Recipient of Government of India Scholarship at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi (1994)



Employment History



Managing Director, Bhutan Lhayul Tours & Travels                                           October 2016 – till date

Consultant (Engineering, Environmental, Business Development)                 October 2016 – till date

  • Engineering & Environment Consultancy
  • Team of Engineers and architects for undertaking project / contacts
  • Structural Design of buildings using STAAD.Pro
  • Advisor to few of the large engineering firms in Bhutan
  • Preparation of Business Plans
  • Undertake Prefeasibility Study, Detailed Project Report for Investment Projects
  • Advisor for setting up business in Bhutan

Advisor T-Kunzom Pvt. Ltd                                                                          March 2018 – till date
Advisor to Hiraka Ventures Private Limited                                                        December 2016 – till date

Managing Director, Bhutan Enterprise                                                     October 2016 – till date

Managing Director, Bhutan Lhayul Tours & Travels                                           October 2016 – till date

Board Director, Snow Mountain Products Pvt. Ltd                                               May 2018 – till date



Druk Holding and Investments

Thimphu, Bhutan


Associate Director                                                                                           March 2014 – September 2016

Senior Analyst                                                                                                              March 2011- March 2014
Specific Responsibilities

  • Providing technical advice to construction works (eg. Nu. 82 million consultancy work of Amochu Land Reclamation Project implemented by consultants from India estimated at Nu. 10 billion, implementation of Wood Craft project at Khasabdrachu, Druk Air office construction work at Thimphu)
  • Provide technical advice to PCAL for undertaking feasibility study for identifying and allocating land for implement Fused Dolomite Project estimated at Nu. 2 billion ngultrum at Pagli with Dalmia Group and Caustic Soda Plant with NCL
  • Provided technical advice for setting up the Dungsum Polymer Limited Factory setup at Nganglam (including construction of the factory sheds, procurement of equipment’s, construction of staff quarters etc)
  • Technical design of components for uPVC and AAC windows for construction projects in Bhutan
  • Technical Committee member to CDCL for review of their technical business plans for diversification of company. Undertook assessment of new product design such as V-shaped drains slabs implemented at Dochula, pre-fab structures, mixer machines etc.
  • Identification & Analysis of infrastructure and construction projects for technical and financial viability
  • Develop project implementation models, guidelines and schedules
  • Undertake financial, budget and administrative works
  • Provide technical backstopping to projects

Additional Responsibilities

  • Board Director of DHI Infra (September 2015 – September 2016)
  • Board Director of Penden Cement Authority Limited (2013 – September 2015)
  • Board Director of Dungsum Polymer Limited (2011-2013)






National Environment Commission Secretariat

Thimphu, Bhutan


Deputy Executive Engineer                                                                              December 2006 – March 2011


Specific Responsibilities

  • Estimation and preparation of bill of quantities
  • Evaluation of tender works & award of works
  • Management of construction project contracts
  • Supervision and monitoring of construction activities as per technical design
  • Mainstream impacts of infrastructure & development activities as per policies and regulations
  • Conduct Impact Assessment & compliance of design regulations in project implementation
  • Coordinate with implementing agencies for execution of programs & projects



Royal Audit Authority

Thimphu, Bhutan


Assistant Engineer                                                                                           January 2002 – November 2006

Head, Technical & Environmental Audit Division


Specific Responsibilities

  • Design, tender and supervise infrastructure activities
  • Project Manager for professionalizing & institutionalizing use of non-destructive testing methods in auditing
  • Preparation of technical guidelines (civil & environmental) for auditing infrastructure projects
  • Carry out financial, budget and administrative works
  • Resource official in technical auditing
  • Capacity building of Royal Audit Authority to enhance accountability and strengthening technical auditing capacity

Additional Task undertaken

  • Technical advisor and committee member for preparation of guidelines for audit of construction works
  • Technical resource official for preparation of manual for undertaking non-destructive testing of construction works
  • Awarded Certificate by the Auditor General of Bhutan for successfully designing and delivering training on Audit of Construction in 2002 – 2003
  • Awarded Certificate by the Auditor General of Bhutan for successfully conducting training on Non-Destructive Testing Tools in 2004




Ministry of Education

Thimphu, Bhutan


Assistant Engineer                                                                                           January 2001 – December 2001

Specific Responsibilities

  • Tender Evaluation of Projects
  • Estimation and preparation of bill of quantities
  • Scrutiny of Architectural and Structural Drawings of school buildings
  • Supervision of construction activities





Public Health Engineering Section, Ministry of Health & Education               November – December 2000

Health Construction Project (GOI) Ministry of Health & Education                May 2000 – October 2000


  • Trainee Engineer
  • Attached with project site offices (JDWNR Hospital construction)
  • Assist Project Mangers with project execution



Additional Training


Certificate Awarded Organization Dates
STAAD.Pro Athang Training Academy October 2017
Business Development and Strategic Financial & Investment Analysis University of Amsterdam, Netherlands April 2013
Green Energy and Carbon Markets UNEP Riso Centre (URC) & NIRAS, Copenhagen, Denmark September 2012
Strategic Investment Management Program Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Philippines July 2012
Directorship Skills – Growth & Development of Board Leadership IOD, Mudara, Bangkok March 2012


Media Relations Institute of Professional Development January 2012
General Management Program Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad July 2011


Sustainable Consumption Production: Sustainable Venture NEC, Thimphu May 2010
Rural Environment Management COWI, Copenhagen, Denmark May – June 2008
Resource Management and Environment Assessment NEC, Thimphu May – June 2007
Performance Audit International Centre for Information System of Audit, Delhi July 2005
AutoCAD 2000 Royal Bhutan Institute of Technology, Phuentsholing December 2004
Non-destructive Testing Equipment in Theory and Practice Proceq SA, Switzerland October – November 2003
Theory, Use and Operation of Non Destructive Concrete Testing Instrument Proceq SA & M/s Tshomo Geo-Tech Enterprises, Thimphu September 2001






Topic Institute / Agency
Sustainable City: Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan The Green Economic Institute (GEI), Oxford University
Biofuels – Jatropia (renewable fuel for Bhutan) UNEP Riso Centre (URC) & NIRAS
Impact of reforestation with climate change in the Murrumbidgee Catchment, Australia University of Melbourne
Study on establishing environmental consultancy services in Bhutan NORPLAN, Norway
Solid Waste Management: A case study at IIT Delhi Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Setting up the pet bottle crushing plant in the District of Paro National Environment Commission


Computer Skills


  • STAAD Pro (Structural Design) & AutoCAD
  • HADGEM1 General Circulation model (Climate Change modeling)
  • Rain runoff modeling software (SIMHYD)
  • Air Dispersion modeling software (AUSPLUME)
  • Water Evaluation and Planning software (WEAP)
  • Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver CS3
  • Dreamweaver & Word press website design





I hereby certify that all the above details are correct.





Jigme Tashi Tsering

June 1, 2018