With a Masters in Hydropower Development from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology, Norway and a Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur, India, Sonam Wangdi currently heads the Contracts and Procurement Department, Druk Green Power Corporation Limited. Before that, he served as the Chief Engineer for Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited, a joint venture company of public sector of Bhutan represented by Druk Green Power Corporation Limited and public sector of India represented by Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited set up for the execution of 600 MW Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Project.
Over the last 23 years of service, Sonam Wangdi has served in various capacities in Bhutan’s hydropower construction sector, both in the public and private sector. He served as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Dagachhu Hydropower Corporation Limited and before that as the Assistant Executive Engineer at Tala Hydroelectric Project Authority and Assistant Engineer for Yarkay Construction Company.
Sonam Wangdi is a member of the Project Management Team, Tangsibji Hydro Energy Limited, a special purpose vehicle company responsible for implementation of 118 MW Nikachhu Hydropower Project.