Namgyal Lhendup

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Namgyal Lhendup is an expert in planning for Gross National Happiness (GNH) and a practitioner of the ideology both in his personal life through meditation and Buddhist practices and through work experiences in both government, corporate and social communities.

Mr. Namgyal Lhendup is a former government officer, responsible for the formulation of Gross national Happiness (GNH) policies for the nation. Later he moved to the corporate world as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Royal Insurance Corporation of Bhutan Limited (RICBL) and was also the Board Director for Royal Securities Exchange of Bhutan Limited (RSEBL) and other organizations.

Mr. Namgyal has a Master in Science and Economics, (College of Arts and Sciences, Northeastern University, Massachusetts, USA, Diploma in Regional Development Planning, UNCRD, Nagoya, Japan, and Diploma in Leadership for Human Security and Poverty Reduction, UN International Leadership Academy United Nations University, Amman, Jordan.

Currently Mr. Namgyal is a member of University Council, Royal University of Bhutan, Vice-President of Chendebji Sampa Lhuendrup Drupchen Committee, and member of Sidhi Moenlam Chenmo, Choekor Rabtentse, Tongsa.