Senior Administration

Sangay Dorjee
Dean
sangay.dorjee@jswlaw.bt
On 10 May 2016, Sangay Dorjee was appointed Dean of the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law by HRH Ashi Sonam Dechan Wangchuck. Sangay Dorjee joined the Royal Institute of Law (RIL) as the Director in January 2013. Prior to his transfer to the RIL, he was at the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources where he held the positions of the Director of the Department of Human Resources and the Director of the Department of Occupational Standards. Before that, he was with the Ministry of Education where he served as the Assistant Secretary of the Bhutan Board of Examinations, and with the National Technical Training Authority (NTTA) as the Principal of the Royal Technical Institute. He received his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from St. Stephens College, Delhi and Master in Education from Victoria University in Manchester. He is married and has two daughters.
Karma
Chief Engineer & JSW Law Project Manager
karma@jswlaw.bt
Karma joined JSW Law/Royal Institute of Law Project Office as the Chief Engineer in November 2013. Prior to joining JSW Law/RILPO, he worked as a Lecturer at the College of Science and Technology from 2001 to 2002, as a Principal of Construction Training Centre (later the Construction Service Centre) from 2002 to 2011, and as the Chief Programme Officer of Vocational Education at the Department of Human Resources of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources. He received his Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Regional Engineering College-Warangel in Andrapradesh, India, in 2000, and his Master of Public Administration from Australian National University in 2008.
Phuntsho Wangmo
Registrar
phuntsho.wangmo@jswlaw.bt
Phuntsho Wangmo joined JSW Law/Royal Institute of Law Project Office in August 2015 as a Program Officer. In November 2016, she was appointed to the position of Registrar. Prior to her joining JSW Law/RILPO, she worked as a program officer in the Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) as a part of the Vocational Education and Training Division. She has completed her Masters in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University in 2010 and has a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from the Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering under the Visvesvaraya Technological University.
Michael Peil
Vice Dean and
Associate Professor of Law
michael.peil@jswlaw.bt
On 10 May 2016, Michael Peil was appointed Vice Dean of Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law by HRH Ashi Sonam Dechan Wangchuck. Michael Peil has served as a Consultant to the JSW Law/RIL since February 2013. He previously served as Associate Dean for International Programs at the School of Law of Washington University in St. Louis (USA) and as Executive Director of the International Law Students Association. He received his Bachelors degree from Wake Forest University (USA) and his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School (USA). He lives in Thimphu with his wife and two children.
Stephan Sonnenberg
Associate Dean for Clinical and Experiential Education and
Assistant Professor of Law
stephan.sonnenberg@jswlaw.bt
Stephan Sonnenberg joined JSW Law in 2015. Stephan specializes in human rights, humanitarian law, conflict resolution, and international development collaboration. He previously served on the clinical faculties of both Harvard and Stanford law Schools, supervising over 35 clinical projects in the United States, Asia, Africa and Europe. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, California, and England & Wales. He received his Bachelors degree from Brown University (USA), a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School (USA), a Cycle Internationale d’Études Politiques from Sciences-Po Paris (France), and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School (USA). He lives in Thimphu with his wife and two children.
Judy Stark
Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and
Senior Lecturer
judy.stark@jswlaw.bt
Judy Stark joined JSW Law/RIL in 2013 as a Legal Information Consultant. Currently, Judy is the Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and a Senior Lecturer. She previously served as a Research Librarian and Lecturer in Law at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (USA) and as a Research Librarian, Head Librarian, and Office Manager at the American law firm, Jenkens & Gilchrist. She received her Bachelors degree from Northwest Missouri State University, her Master of Library Science from Texas Woman's University, and her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law (all USA). She resides in Thimphu with her husband and two children.
Sonam Euden
Associate Dean of Student Services
sonam.euden@jswlaw.bt
Sonam Euden was appointed as Associate Dean of Student Services for the Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law on 1st January 2017. She completed her B.A. in International Relations and Development from Rangsit University, Thailand. She also did her primary teacher training and Diploma in Teacher Training in English from the then National Institute of Education, Samtse. She has seventeen (17) years of experience in teaching at schools from primary to higher secondary levels. She undertook various leadership responsibilities and received the prestigious Trongsa Penlop scholarship to study at Rangsit University. At present she resides in Chubachu, Thimphu. She is married to Tshering Nidup, Project Coordinator, Social III, People’s Project, Dharma Arts and Craft, His Majesty’s Secretariat, Thimphu.