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1 Mr. Dorji Dhradhul is the Chairman of Green Bhutan Corporation Limited, Board. He is currently the Director-General of the Tourism Council of Bhutan. He served as Dzongda (Governor) of Gasa district for almost four years and has worked in various capacities in the fields of agriculture research, policy, and development. Mr. Dhradhul was also the founding Director of the Department of Agriculture Marketing and Cooperatives and the founding Registrar of Cooperatives in Bhutan. He published a number of articles on subjects of contemporary relevance in the National newspaper, including a novel title Escapades: Awakenings. ddhradhul@tourism.gov.bt
2 Dr. Lam Dorji is the Board Director of Green Bhutan Corporation Limited Board. He has over twenty years of experience in the field of environmental conservation, organizational management and consultancy. He has a doctoral degree from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. His research experiences and interests are in the area of common pool resources, common property, political economy and associated institutional arrangements in the management of natural resources. He was the Executive Director of the Royal Society for Protection of Nature in Bhutan and served as the Chair of Global Water Partnership South Asia. Currently he works as a consultant. ldorjie@gmail.com  
3 Mr. Rikesh Gurung is the Board Director of Green Bhutan Corporation Limited Board. He is a experienced founder with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry. Skilled in marketing management, analytical skills, entrepreneurship, team building and market research. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused in business, management, marketing and related support services from the University of Madras. President of the Bhutan Association of Entrepreneurs since August 2019. Board of Directors in couple of Civil Society Organization, private sectors. Besides being awarded Bhutan’s best entrepreneur award in 2017, he has also won many other awards and international competitions.
rikshades@gmail.com  
4 Mr. Kinley Tshering is the Board Director in GBCL Board. He is currently serving as the Chief Forestry Officer at Forest Protection and Enforcement Division, Department of Forests and Park Services. Prior to his present post he had served as the Chief of Forest Resources and Management Division and Jigme Dorji National Park.
As the Chief, he had led the development of National SMART Implementation Protocol and development of IKI Project. He was actively involved in formulation of national forest policy 2011. He was very instrumental in initiating the first comprehensive national forest inventory and carbon stock assessment in Bhutan.
He has many international institutional and professional affiliations as country focal, founding member and as a member. He also has many publications on forestry related subjects.
Mr. Kinley has the Masters Degree in Climate and Society from Columbia University (USA), Masters in Resources Conservation from University of Montana (USA) and Masters in Forestry from IGNFA (India).
kinleytshering1@moaf.gov.bt  
5 Mr. Damber Singh Rai had served 30 years in the Department of Forests and Park Services at varies capacities including as Chief Forestry Officer at Thimphu Forest Division, Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park, Wangchuck Centennial National Park, Nature Conservation Division, Nature Recreation and Ecotourism Division and Forest Protection and Enforcement Division. Apart from being the founding Chief for two large National Parks, he was very instrumental in executing the conservation interventions and community based development programs in eight Dzongkhags.
He also served as the National Focal of Bhutan for Man and Biosphere Program – UNESCO. Currently he is serving as the founding Chief Executive Officer of Green Bhutan Corporation Limited and as the Executive Board Director in GBCL Board. He is the recipient of Global Green Leaders Award in 2019.
He has Masters Degree in Environmental Management and Restoration from Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia.
drai_bt@yahoo.com