Sonam Pelden Thaye is currently the Director of the Royal Institute of Management. Prior to her transfer, she was working as the Director, Directorate Services in the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources. She has over 20 years of experience in the area of governance, management and public policy having been appointed in the civil service in 1999.
Sonam Pelden Thaye received a master’s degree in public policy, specializing in development administration from Australian National University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science Honours from Delhi University. She is also the recipient of the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program and an alumnus of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS 2000 batch).