Who is who

Dasho Tashi is the 3rd Auditor General of the Royal Audit Authority (RAA) appointed by His Majesty the King under the Constitution of the Kingdom of Bhutan on 14 October 2020. The Auditor General of the Royal Audit Authority is appointed by the Druk Gyalpo from a list of eminent persons recommended jointly by the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice of Bhutan, the Speaker, the Chairperson of the National Council and the Leader of the Opposition Party.

Dasho Tashi was born on 05 November 1970 and comes from Thimphu. He has graduated from Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang in 1993 with Bachelors of Commerce degree and has joined the civil service on 01 July 1994 as a Trainee Officer in the RAA. While in RAA, he has held various significant posts, as the Chiefs of Human Resource Division, Performance & System Audit Division & the Thematic Audit Division. Dasho was instrumental in setting up the foundations for conducting Performance Audits in the RAA including Environmental and IT Audits.

Dasho Tashi has pursued further studies and obtained an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (1999) from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in London. He is also the first Bhutanese to be certified as an INTOSAI/IDI Training Specialist, which had paved the way for many other auditors to make their mark and contribute to the international audit community.

Prior to his appointment as the Auditor General, Dasho has served with the His Majesty’s Secretariat as Zimpon Wom (Deputy Chamberlain to His Majesty the King of Bhutan) from July 2009 till October 2020. Specifically, Dasho was looking after the Queen’s Project Office of Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen.

Dasho has served His Majesty and Her Majesty for over a decade and in following Their Majesties’ steps, Dasho has discovered great joy in nature. Dasho enjoys gardening during leisure and is an avid environmentalist with great love for plantations and conservation efforts. Dasho has three children.

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Contact #: 326790(Direct)
eMail: auditorgeneral@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Directorate of Services

Mr. Ugyen Dorji
Deputy Auditor General
Directorate of Services 

Contact # : 324960(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-106
eMail: udorji@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

 

 

Mr. Ugyen Dorji, Deputy Auditor General heads the Directorate of Services. Prior to his current position, he headed the Department of Follow-ups, Regions & HR Management (2016-2020) and had also served as the Assistant Auditor General for the Office of Assistant Auditor General, Tsirang (2013-2016), Follow-Up and Clearance Division (2007-2011) and the Policy and Planning Division (2006-2007) in the RAA.

Mr. Ugyen Dorji joined the Royal Audit Authority in 1998 as a Senior Auditor having been selected through Royal Civil Service Commission Examination. He has a Master degree in Business Advanced (Professional Accounting) from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia (2011); a Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Management from the Royal Institute of Management, Semtokha (1997); and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics (Honours) from Sherubtse College, Kanglung (1996).

He was a recipient of the ‘Best Significant Audit Observation’ in 2006-07. He has attended the Bhutan Executive Services & Strategic Studies Training at Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, Phuentsholing (2016) and the Indian Accounts and Audit Service (IA&AS) course at National Academy of Audit and Accounts, Shimla, India (2002-03).

He is the Chairperson for Human Resource and Governance Committee, Procurement Committee, and the Dzongkha Development Committee of the RAA.

Department of Follow-up and Regions

Mr. Chimi Dorji
Deputy Auditor General
Department of Follow-up and Regions     

Contact #: 338611(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-229
eMail: cdorji@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

 

 

Mr. Chimi Dorji, Deputy Auditor General heads the Department of Follow-up and Regions. Prior to his current job responsibility, he headed the Department of Performance & Commercial Audits (2016-2020) and served as the Assistant Auditor General for the General Governance Division (2014-2016), Office of Assistant Auditor General, Samdrup Jongkhar (2011-2014) and the Performance and System Audit Division (2009-2011).

Mr. Chimi Dorji joined the Royal Audit Authority in 1998 as a Senior Auditor having been selected through Royal Civil Service Commission Examination. He holds Master of Business (Advanced Accounting) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia (2011); a Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Management from the Royal Institute of Management, Semtokha (1997); and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Honours) from the Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang (1996).

He has attended the Bhutan Executive Services Training (BEST-4) at Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, Phuentsholing (2016) and the Indian Accounts and Audit Service (IA&AS) course at National Academy of Audit and Accounts, Shimla, India (2003). He was a recipient of the International Auditors Fellowship Programme at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Washington D.C, USA (2005).

In 2010, he won the Significant Audit Observation Award and he represented the RAA and won the National Inter-Sectoral Quiz Competition on ‘Ozone and Environment’ organized by the National Environment Commission in 2011. During his tenure as AAG of the Performance and System Audit Division, the Division won the ‘Auditor General’s Compliance Assurance Award’ for Best Performance Audit Report in 2012.

He is also the Associate Member (ASA) of the CPA Australia and the Voting Member of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria representing South East Asia Constituency since 2020.

He is the Chairperson for the Follow-Up Committee of the RAA.

Department of Sectoral Audit     

Mr. Tashi Tobgay
Deputy Auditor General
Department of Sectoral Audit     

Contact #: 328723(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-105
eMail: ttobgay@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

 

 

Mr. Tashi Tobgay was appointed as the Deputy Auditor General (DAG) for the Department of Sectoral Audits in September 2019. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Assistant Auditor General for the Resource, Trade, Industry and Commerce Division (2017-2019), and the Performance and Systems Audit Division (2014-2017) in the RAA.

Mr. Tashi Tobgay joined the Royal Audit Authority as Senior Auditor in 2000 having been selected through Royal Civil Service Commission Examination. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (International Business) from the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok, Thailand (2005); a Post-Graduate Certificate in Financial Management from the Royal Institute of Management, Semtokha (1999); and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang (1998).

He has successfully completed the ‘Senior Executive Leadership Program (SELP-5)’ from the Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, Phuentsholing (2015). He was a recipient of the ‘Auditor General’s Compliance Assurance Award’ for Best Performance Audit Report in 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2014-15 as a Team Leader.

He represents the RAA as a member of the Forum for INTOSAI Professional Pronouncements (FIPP) for a three-year term ending in December 2020. He is also an INTOSAI Development Initiatives (IDI) – INTOSAI Professional Standards Committee certified ISSAI (International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions) Facilitator and Mentor for Performance Audit and a IDI certified TOT on SAI Performance Measurement Framework.

He is the Chairperson for the Annual Audit Report (AAR) Technical Committee of the RAA.

Department of Performance & Compliance Audit 

Mr. Dorji Wangchuk
Deputy Auditor General
Department of Performance & Compliance Audit   

Contact #: 338616(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-109
eMail: dwangchuk@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

 

 

Mr. Dorji Wangchuk, Deputy Auditor General heads the Department of Performance and Compliance Audit (DPCA) since April, 2020. Prior to his position, he served as the Assistant Auditor General for the Office of the Assistant Auditor General, Bumthang (2015-2020) and the Policy, Planning and Annual Audit Report Division (2012-2015).

He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The Hague University of Applied Science, Netherland (2011); a Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Management from Royal Institute of Management, Semtokha (2002); and a Bachelors in Commerce (Honors) degree from Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang (2001).

He attended the Senior Executive Leadership Program (SELP) at Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, Phuentsholing (2015) and the Indian Audit and Accounts Service course at the National Academy of Audit and Accounts in Shimla, India (2009).

He is the Chairperson for the Audit Committee of the RAA.

Administration & Finance Section

Mr. Tempa Gyeltshen
Deputy Chief Finance Officer
Administration & Finance Section
Contact #: 329132(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-134
eMail: tgyeltshen@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Compliance & Outsourced Audit Division

Mr. Karma Jambayyang
Assistant Auditor General
Compliance & Outsourced Audit Division
Contact #: 323076(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-110
eMail: kjyang@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Follow-up & Clearance Division

Mrs. Sonam Yangchen
Officiating Assistant Auditor General

Follow-up & Clearance Division
Contact #: 328727(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-150
eMail: syangchen@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

General Governance Division

Mrs. Chhoden
Assistant Auditor General
General Governance Division
Contact #: 334075(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-232
eMail: chhoden@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Human Resource & International Relations Division

Mrs. Tashi Lhamo
Assistant Auditor General
Human Resource & International Relations Division
Contact #: 321904(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-143
eMail: tashilhamo@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Information & Communication Technology Division

Mr. Robin Gajmer
Sr. ICT Officer (Head)
Information & Communication Technology Division
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-148
eMail: rgajmer@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Performance Audit Division

Mrs. Sonam Wangmo
Assistant Auditor General
Performance Audit Division
Contact #: 323456(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-108
eMail: swangmo@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Policy & Planning Division

Mrs. Dechen Pelden
Assistant Auditor General
Policy and Planning  Division

Contact #: 331717(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-223
eMail: dechenp@bhutanaudit.gov.bt                                                                        
                                              

Research & Quality Assurance Division
Resource, Trade, Industry & Commerce Division

Mrs. Rinzin Lhamo
Assistant Auditor General
Resource, Trade, Industry & Commerce Division
Contact #: 328722(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-112
eMail: rlhamo@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Social, Communication & Information Division

Mr. Kencho Dorji
Assistant Auditor General
Social, Communication & Information Division
Contact #: 334427 (Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext: 120
eMail: kenchodorji@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Thematic Audit Division

Mrs. Sonam Delma
Assistant Auditor General
Thematic Audit Division
Contact #: 329131(Direct)
EPABX #: 322111 Ext-125
eMail: sdelma@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Office of the AAG, Bumthang

Mr. Chime Dorji
Officiating Assistant Auditor General
Office of the AAG, Bumthang
Contact #: 03-631658 (Direct)
EPABX #: 03-631198 Fax #: 03-631659
eMail: chimidorji@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Office of the AAG, Phuentsholing

Mr. Penjor
Assistant Auditor General
Office of the AAG, Phuentsholing
Contact #: 05-251589 (Direct)
EPABX #: 05-251488 Fax #: 05-251639
eMail: penjor@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Office of the AAG, Samdrup Jongkhar

Mr. Narapati Sharma
Assistant Auditor General
Office of the AAG, Samdrup Jongkhar
Contact #: 07-251086 (Direct)
EPABX #: 07-251550 Fax #: 07-251185
eMail: nsharma@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Office of the AAG, Tsirang

Mr Minjur Dorji
Assistant Auditor General

Office of the AAG, Tsirang
Contact #: 06-471348(Direct)
EPABX #: 06-471258 Fax #: 06-471292
eMail: mdoriji@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Auditor General

Contact # : 17633479
EPABX #: 322388 Ext-114
eMail:

Deputy Auditor General, Directorate of Services

Contact # : 17697239
EPABX #: 322112 Ext-139
eMail: sdechen@bhutanaudit.gov.bt

Deputy Auditor General, Department of Follow-up and Regions

Contact #: 17769632
EPABX #: 338611 Ext-250
eMail:

Deputy Auditor General, Department of Sectoral Audit     

Contact #: 17111093
EPABX #: 328723 Ext-123
eMail:

Deputy Auditor General, Department of Performance & Compliance Audit 

Contact #: 17658142
EPABX #: 338616 Ext-109
eMail: