Tashi Dhendup serves as the head of the Bhutan Tiger Center within the Nature Conservation
Division of the Department of Forests and Park Services. With over 11 years of experience in
camera trapping, he has conducted research on threatened species such as tigers, black bears,
and other smaller wild cats. Recently, he has also initiated the use of conservation genetics to
gain insights into population connectivity and dispersal.
Currently, in addition to his research efforts, he is actively involved in implementing projects
that address the dynamics of human-tiger conflicts across the country. Tashi Dhendup has been
an active member of the IUCN/SSC Cat Specialist Group since 2017 and has multiple papers
published in international peer-reviewed journals.