Acting Chief Program Officer

Dorji joined the Fund in 2006 as an assistant program officer. He is now the program officer and ensures the smooth operations of the entire grants program, assists program colleagues with proposal review, planning and coordination, management and evaluation of environmental grant activities in the country.
Dorji graduated from Sherubtse College in Bhutan in 2005, with a first division degree in geography (Honors). As an undergraduate, he was local project coordinator for the largest book in the world project, which produced “Bhutan, A Visual Odyssey Across the Last Himalayan Kingdom”. During 2002 to 2005, he was also project director of the Friendly Planet-funded school photography clubs at Sherubtse College and five schools throughout the country.As a volunteer, Dorji provided valuable assistance in organizing Bhutan’s participation as the feature of the 42nd Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC, in June and July 2008. 150 artisans, farmers, dancers, officials, and monks presented Bhutan’s unique cultural heritage at its largest and most successful event organised outside the country.
Further, Dorji has been actively serving on technical committees in Bhutan pertaining to water, climate change, human-wildlife conflicts, and solid waste management and biodiversity related projects. He has been volunteering for forest fire management, Kuzoo Radio and other areas as well. He received his Masters of Business Administration(specialization in Project Management) degree in 2013 from the Australian National University. He is from Phongmey, Trashigang.

Important Informaton

At a Glance

  1. Ongoing projects : 19
    1. Large Grants : 19
    2. Small Grants : 0
  2. Investment and Return :
    1. Off shore : 52,514,885
    2. In country : 7,249,228
  3. Projects since Inception : 239
    1. Large Grants : 161
    2. Small Grants : 78

Mandated by the Royal Charter, BTFEC’s field programs encompass the three broad themes: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecosystem Management and Social Well-being.

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