Advisory Council

His Holiness Drikung Chabgoen Chetsang Rinpoche is the key advisory figure offering time to time advise and guidance to this foundation. His Holiness is the supreme head of the Drikung Kaguye School of Tibetan Buddhism and over sees various spiritual, social, cultural and ecological projects across the globe under his patronage.



Venerable late Sumtrhang Choje Wangdrag Gyatsho founded the Druk Nyo Foundation and is the founding president. Ven. Sumtrhang Choeje over saw the policy guidance and strategic direction of the aims and objectives within which the foundation formulates its projects and programs. Venerable Choje rinpoche is the 28th Dungzin (Lienage Incumbent) of Nyo lineage in Bhutan and the incumbent seat holder of Sumtrhang Samdrup Choedzong monastery.

Venerable Lho-nyo (ལྷོ་གཉོས) Dungey Thinley Namgyel Wangchuk is the incumbent founding president of the foundation. As the torch bearer of the founding leadership of this organization. The foundation ensures the plans, programs and the project activities have his blessing as he is studying at Drikung Jangchubling under the patronage of HH the Drikung Chabgoen Chetsang Rinpoche.

Venerable Acharaya Kinley Gyeltsen, Dhensa Khenpo of Sumtrhang Samdrup Choedzong offers project development advisory and guidance to this foundation and is one of the key advisory members advising the executive team. Acharaya is the current sitting Dhensa Khenpo of Sumtrhang Samdrup Choedzong.