Tshering Dorji

Tshering Dorji

Director Department of Public Accounts, Ministry of Finance Royal Government of Bhutan.

Tshering Dorji, a Bhutanese national, is currently Director of the Department of Public Accounts, Ministry of Finance, Royal Government of Bhutan, a position he has held since January 2017. His current responsibilities include treasury management, fiscal transfers, government expenditure reporting, and the management of National Finance Service personnel.

He joined the Ministry of Finance in 1998 as a regular employee under the National Finance Service (NFS). Since then, he has taken key positions of increasing responsibility including as the Head of Debt Management Division (DMD) from 2014 to 2016. The DMD is Government’s focal agency for development partners like the World Bank, ADB, IFAD, JICA, and other bilateral countries. During his tenure in the DMD (Feb. 2009 - Dec. 2016), he led the working committee in the formulation of Public Debt Policy 2016. He initiated and produced quarterly public debt situation reports, undertook debt sustainability analysis, and formulated a medium-term debt management strategy for Bhutan.

He also served as Secretary to the Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly of Bhutan from June 2006 – Dec 2007. From January – June 2015, he participated in the Voice Secondment Program (VSP) with the World Bank, Washington D.C., USA.

Apart from holding many senior positions in the Government, Mr. Dorji also represented the Ministry of Finance as Board of Directors in several Government Owned Corporations, projects, and trust funds. He is also a member of various working committees under the Ministry of Finance.
Mr. Dorji has an MBA from the School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, and is a member of CPA Australia.