Dasho Chhewang Rinzin
Managing Director, Druk Green Power Corporation Limited
Position: Non-Independent and Executive
Board Subcommittee: BLTC and BHRC
DHI Companies: DGPC, CDCL, Bhutan Automation, THyE and KHEL
Dasho Chhewang Rinzin is currently the Managing Director, Druk Green Power Corporation Limited, the public sector generation utility of Bhutan, since the incorporation of the Company in 2008. Before that, he headed Bhutan Power Corporation Limited, the public sector transmission and distribution utility of Bhutan as its Managing Director.
For exemplary services to the country, His Majesty The King of Bhutan awarded Chhewang Rinzin the Red Scarf with the title of Dasho in 2009 and also the Order of Druk Khorlo medal in 2014.
Amongst many portfolios held, Chhewang Rinzin was the Chairperson of Bhutan’s Second Pay Commission (November 2013 – March 2014). He was also a Member of the First Interim Government (April – July 2013) and the Second Interim Government (August – October 2018). He has a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and a Master in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, USA.
Director, Corporate Affairs Department
Dechen Wangmo is currently working as the Director, Corporate Affairs Department of Druk Green Power Corporation since 2018. She is responsible mainly for strategy, business development and power trading. She has served in DGPC since 2008 in various capacities. Prior to that she has worked in the Bhutan Power Corporation and the Department of Power in Bhutan. She has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Wollongong, Australia and a Master of Business Administration from the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Australia.
Director, Finance and Investment Department
Ugyen Wangchuk currently heads the Finance and Investment Department, Druk Green Power Corporation Limited, since 2018. Before that, he served as the head of Commercial and Regulatory Affairs Division. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of North Bengal, India and Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Management from the Royal Institute of Management, Bhutan.
Director, Human Resource and Administration Department
Tshewang Dorji is currently the Director, Human Resource and Administration Department, Druk Green Power Corporation Limited, since 2021. Over the last 27 years, Tshewang Dorji served in various capacities both in public and corporate sector. He served as chief in various department under National Pension and Provident fund. He also served as Chief Prevention Officer at Anti-Corruption Commission and Senior Human Resource Officer at Ministry of Education. He began his career as Trainee/HR officer under Ministry of Trade and Industry in 1994. He has a Masters in Human Resource Development from the University of Canberra, Australia and Bachelors Degree in Economics-Math from Sherubtse College, Bhutan.
Director, Operation and Maintenance Department
Yeshi Tenzin is currently the Director, Operations and Maintenance Department, Druk Green Power Corporation Limited since 2020. Between April 2018 to June 2020, he was deputed to Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority as the Chief Engineer from DGPC to assist the project authority in the erection, testing and commissioning of the project, and setting up the project’s operations and maintenance team. He has served in DGPC since 2008 in various capacities as Heads of Plants of the Tala, Chhukha and Kurichhu Hydropower Plants. With a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University, New Delhi, India and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, USA.
Director, Project/Contracts and Procurement Department
Sonam Wangdi is currently the Director, Contracts and Procurement Department, Druk Green Power Corporation Limited since 2018. Before that, he served as the Chief Engineer for Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited, a joint venture company set up for the execution of the 600 MW Kholongchhu hydropower project. He has a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur, India and a Master in Hydropower Development from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology, Norway.