Bhutan Olympic Committee

Bhutan

Phone: +975 2 322 138

Fax: +975 2 323 937

Website: http://bhutanolympiccommittee.org

Address: P.O. Box 939 Changlingmethang Stadium Thimphu BHUTAN

bhutannoc@gmail.com

Secretary General

Mr. Sonam Karma TSHERING

Mr. Sonam Karma TSHERING

Birthday: 14/11/1974

Election Date: 01/08/2010

Date of re-election: 31/05/2015

FUNCTIONS IN NATIONAL SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS

President - Bhutan Aquatics Federation
Interim President - Bhutan Badminton Federation
Interim President - Bhutan Table Tennis Federation
Interim Secretary General - Bhutan Paralympic Committee

FUNCTIONS IN REGIONAL AND CONTINENTAL SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS

Member - OCA Sports Committee (Olympic Council of Asia)

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Royal Education Council 2008 - 2010
Ministry of Finance 1996 - 2008

EDUCATION

Draper Hills Summer Fellow at Center for Democracy, Development and Rule of Law, Stanford Law School, Stanford University Palo Alto, California, USA 2009
Master in Public Finance, National Graduate Institute for Research and Policy Studies Tokyo, Japan 2004 - 2005
LL.B, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi Delhi, India 1999 - 2002
P.G.C.F. M, Royal Institute of Management Thimphu, Bhutan 1997 - 1998
Bachelor in Economics, Madras Christian College, Chennai, India 1993 - 1996

LANGUAGES

English, Dzongkha, Hindi, Nepali

President

H.R.H. Prince Jigyel Ugyen WANGCHUCK

H.R.H. Prince Jigyel Ugyen WANGCHUCK

Birthday: 16/07/1984

Election Date: 12/08/2009

Date of re-election: 31/05/2015

FUNCTIONS IN REGIONAL AND CONTINENTAL SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS

Chairman - Olympic Council of Asia, International Relations Committee

FUNCTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL SPORT ORGANIZATIONS

Member - International Olympic Committee

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Honorary Director - the Explorers Club in New York 2014
Founded the Bhutan Philanthropy Ventures 2015

CAREER AS ATHLETE / COACH

Player - A-League basketball team in Bhutan

EDUCATION

Choate Rosemary Hall, Connecticut 2003
Modern History and Political Science, St. Peter’s College, Oxford University 2007
INSEAD General Management and Leading for Results Intensive Course 2012

LANGUAGES

Dzongkha, English