Mr. Chimi Dorji is the current Dzongdag of the Zhemgang Dzongkhag. Prior to his current job responsibility, he was the Deputy Auditor General of the Department of Follow-up and Regions (March-Nov 2020) and the Department of Performance & Commercial Audits (2016-2020) at the Royal Audit Authority, the Supreme Audit Institution of Bhutan. He has also served as the Assistant Auditor General for the General Governance Division (2014-2016), Office of Assistant Auditor General, Samdrup Jongkhar (2011-2014) and the Performance and System Audit Division (2009-2011). In addition to these positions, he has shouldered the Chairmanship of Follow-Up Committee, Procurement Committee and the Audit Committee of the RAA. He has also led the taskforce in drafting the new Audit Bill in 2017 and Audit Rules and Regulations, which were later enacted and adopted as Audit Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2018 and Audit Rules and Regulations 2020 respectively. He has spearheaded many special audits viz: Review of Public Procurement Systems, Review of Judiciary Systems and Practices, Audit of Royal Academy, Pangbisa, Audit of BFAL, Pasakha and various projects of Her Majesty Royal Grand Queen Mother Ashi Kesang Choden Wangchuck in 2017 and 2014.
Mr. Chimi Dorji has joined the Royal Civil Service in 18 October 1996 as a Senior Auditor having been selected through Royal Civil Service Commission Examination. He holds Master of Business (Advanced Accounting) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia (2011); a Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Management from the Royal Institute of Management, Semtokha (1997); and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Honours) from the Sherubtse College, Kanglung, Trashigang.
He has attended the Bhutan Executive Services Training (BEST-4) at Royal Institute of Governance and Strategic Studies, Phuentsholing (2016) and the Indian Accounts and Audit Service (IA&AS) course at National Academy of Audit and Accounts, Shimla, India (2003). He was a recipient of the International Auditors Fellowship Programme at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Washington D.C, USA (2005).
In 2010, he won the Significant Audit Observation Award and the National Inter-Sectoral Quiz Competition on ‘Ozone and Environment’ organized by the National Environment Commission in 2011. During his tenure as AAG of the Performance and System Audit Division, the Division won the ‘Auditor General’s Compliance Assurance Award’ for Best Performance Audit Report in 2012.
He is also the Associate Member (ASA) of the CPA Australia and the Voting Member of the Audit and Finance Committee of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria representing South East Asia Constituency since 2020.