Sonam Pelgen is working as the Senior Planning Officer in the Policy and Planning Division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock. As a planner, he is responsible for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the policies, plan programs and projects. In addition, the office coordinates cross sectoral collaborations, liaise with donor agencies for resource mobilization for the plan implementation. He has also spearheaded the revision of the Food and Nutrition Security Policy 2023 of Bhutan and is currently leading the formulation of the 13th Five Year Plan and the Long-Term Perspective Plan of the Ministry. Sonam has a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan.