Pema Gyamtsho

Director General

Dr Gyamtsho is heading ICIMOD, a regional knowledge centre based in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 15 October 2020. He is an agricultural scientist with experience in both the political arena – he was Bhutan’s first democratically elected Minister of Agriculture and Forest from 2013 to 2018, as well as the development sector, having worked with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation and ICIMOD earlier.