Tenzin is based in Thimphu, Bhutan and provides support to the LDC Chair and the LDC Group in the negotiation process and beyond, to ensure a smooth leadership to the LDC Group.
Prior to her joining the Climate Analytics, she was the lead negotiator for the LDC Group under the UNFCCC process. Tenzin brings over 20 years of work experience in the areas of climate change, water governance and donor coordination. As a planning officer, she was a pioneer in mainstreaming Bhutan’s development philosophy of Gross National Happiness (GNH) into the national strategic policies and five-year development plans and programs. Tenzin also worked closely with the grassroot communities in the implementation and monitoring of their development activities. As the chief of Climate Change Division at the National Environment Commission, Tenzin played a pivotal role in facilitating the preparation of the NDC, LTS and NAP.
Tenzin holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management and Development from the Australian National University (ANU), Australia and Bachelor of Science from Sherubtse College, Bhutan.