Board Members

Dasho Penjore
Chairman
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Dasho Penjore is the Chairperson of FITI Board. Dasho was appointed as the Governor of the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan in December 2015. Dasho started his career in the Royal Monetary Authority in 1987 and served as the Deputy Managing Director from 2003 to 2006. In 2006, he was appointed as the Chief Chamberlain to His Majesty the King of Bhutan and was conferred Red Scarf Title of “Dasho” in 2008 for his distinguished service to the nation. Before he was appointed as the Governor, he was the Chief Executive Officer of National Pension & Provident Fund of Bhutan. Dasho Penjore completed his Masters in Economics from Northeastern University, Boston, USA. His Majesty the King awarded Druk Thuksey Medal to Dasho Penjore during the National Day Celebrations in December 2017 for his dedicated service to the nation.

Sumesh Sumar
Board Director
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Sonam Yeshey
Board Director
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Mr. Sonam Yeshey is currently serving as the Director, Operations at NPPF. Had served as the Chief of Pension and Provident Fund and Project Manager with successful execution of ADB TA No. 8280-BHU: Capital Market Development. Has experienced in managing the World Bank IDF FIRST Initiatives Project. Has wide experience in the policy and administration of pension program and created pension database, actuarial projection, operational manual and policy strategic documents. Lead Analyst of developing National Pension Policy 2012 and 2017. Has more than 17 years of work experience with special expertise in social protection policies specific to actuarial work, pension, social budgeting, healthcare financing, statistical analysis, broader social welfare program and negotiation skills.

Pema Wangdi
Independent Director
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Mr. Pema Wangdi was the Chief Executive Officer of Rural Enterprise Development Corporation Limited (REDCL). Prior to the current posts he was with erstwhile Business Opportunity and Information Centre (BOIC) as the Director for Business Development, Research and Training Department. He started his career in 1996 as Lecturer at the Royal Institute of Management teaching Corporate Finance, Commercial Accounting and other management modules and resigned in 2010 as Sr. Lecturer and Head of Department of Finance & Business. The same year he entered the corporate world as General Manager, Marketing & Business Development with the Natural Resources Development Corporation Ltd. and worked till March 2013. He has a Master Degree in Business Management from Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines and B.Com (H) from Sherubtse College, Bhutan under Delhi University. He is a recipient of CMO’s (Consortium of Management Organization’s) Asia’s Best B-School Award” of “Best Professor in Financial Management” and also a recipient of Principal’s Medal for Activities from Sherubtse College in 1995. He was selected for Royal Civil Service Commission Officers’ Cadre in 1996. He also serves as the Board Director to BDBL. He is the Chairman of Corporate Governance Board Committee, BDBL; Board member of Risk Management Board Committee, BDBL, Audit Board Committee, BDBL and a member of Project Management Unit, Bhutan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI).

Kencho Yeshey
Independent Director
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Mr. Kencho Yeshey is a licensed Independent Insurance Surveyor, Loss Assessor and a Freelance Insurance Risk Consultant. He has more than 18 years of experience in Insurance and Reinsurance Industry. Prior to his current job, he worked in various underwriting, claim, reinsurance and management positions in RICBL, Phuentsholing and Asian Re, Bangkok, Thailand. He has a Diploma in Civil Engineering, AII from Insurance Institute of India and ACII from Chartered Insurance Institute, UK. He also holds an International Certificate in Property Valuation and is a Chartered Insurance Risk Manager.

Tshen Norbu
Board Director
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Kuenga Jurmi
Board Director/Member Secretary
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Mr. Kuenga Jurmi is the Chief Executive Officer of Financial Institutions Training Institute. For last 21 years demonstrated ability in a broad range of skills and competence involving in maintaining banking related software application (CBS), experiences in implementing operational procedures in IT dependent environment, people management with focus on HR policies and systems including recruitment and performance appraisal coupled with experiences as facilitator and coordinator of workshops and seminars, development of training courses to postgraduate students, in-service civil personnel, local community leaders and representatives. He has Master of Information Technology (MIT) from University of Canberra (UC), Canberra, Australia and Bachelor of Arts (Economics Honors.) – Sherubtse College affiliated to University of Delhi, India.