Dechen Tsering

Position: Deputy Regional Director
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Dr. Dechen Tsering is the Officer-in-Charge and Deputy Regional Representative of UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Prior to joining UNEP, she served in the Royal Government of Bhutan as the head of the Policy Coordination Division in the National Environment Commission, and as the Policy Officer with the Planning Commission (National Environment Secretariat). She has also worked as a Research Assistant and consultant with the World Bank.

She holds a Ph.D in Forest Economics and Forest Policy (Federal Institute of Technology), Master of Public Policy (Georgetown University), Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (University of California, Berkeley), and Bachelor of Science in Conservation Resource Studies (University of California, Berkeley).