Dr. Kinley Tenzin honored with the “PRIDE OF ASIA AWARD – 2018 ”
Global Leaders Foundation conferred the “ PRIDE OF ASIA AWARD – 2018 ” to Dr. Kinley Tenzin, Executive Director of the Royal Society for Protection of Nature on June 20, 2018 during the 2nd Indo-Bhutan Friendship Summit held in Thimphu, Bhutan. The award was in recognition for Excellence in Environmental Conservation on the basis of his excellent performance, splendid achievement and outstanding contribution towards the improvement and development of forest research & nature protection activities in Bhutan.
Dr. Kinley began his career as a Researcher at Research and Development Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Forest in 1998. He also served as the National Counterpart to an International Project funded by Boku University, Austria, the same university from where he obtained his PHD degree in 2008, and international project on Dendro science with Columbia University, USA.
In 2010, he was appointed as the Program Director of Renewable Natural Resource Research and Development Center, Yusipang, Thimphu, Bhutan and spearheaded several Research and Extension projects in Bhutan.
In 2015, Dr. Kinley assumed the post of Executive Director of RSPN, the oldest environmental Non-profit organization in the country established under the Royal command of His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan in 1987.