Mr Needrup Zangpo was the executive director of Journalists’ Association of Bhutan, editor of Bhutan Observer newspaper, and a researcher at the Centre for Educational Research and Development under the Royal University of Bhutan. He studied English and Indian literature in Bhutan, and media and journalism in India, Singapore, and Denmark. His professional interests include development journalism, Bhutan history, and culture.
Ms Tenzin Yangden
Programme Officer (Communications)
Ms Tenzin Yangden has been working as a programme officer for the last six years. Prior to joining BMF, she handled all projects at the Bhutan Cancer Society, a public-benefit civil society organisation. She has a degree in Information Technology from India. She completed a six-month certificate course on Social Work in 2018 offered by UNICEF and Samtse College of Education.
Mr Dawa Tshering has more than 10 years of experience in project budget management. He has worked with BMF since its establishment in 2010. Before joining BMF, Dawa worked at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests for five years. He has set up the accounting manual and accounting software for BMF.
Ms Sonam Wangmo
Programme Officer (Administration)
Ms Sonam Wangmo has worked with BMF since its establishment in 2010. She has managed projects as well as project logistics. She completed her degree in B.Com from Royal Thimphu College. She works closely with the project coordinator and Executive Director by providing administrative and logistics support. She also assists the Finance Officer in planning and preparing project budgets.