Board of Directors
Mr. Sonam Lama is the founding Chairman of TEAM Ventures Pvt. Ltd. He is the Managing Director of Palbu Carpet Atelier, past promoter and director at Nepal Housing & Merchant Finance Ltd, Promoter at Citizens Bank Int’l Ltd. and Director at Hotel Norbu Sangpo Pvt. Ltd. Besides his vast professional business experience of four decades, Mr. Sonam Lama continues to serve as an executive board member on various social organizations such as Srongtsen Bhrikuti Samajik Tatha Sanskriti Utthan Sangh, Nepal Goodweave Foundation and Care & Fair Nepal.
Mr. Sonam Lama graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Joseph’s College, North Point, Darjeeling, India and his professional business experience spans for four decades.
Director Tenzing Jamyang Sherpa is a British educated, carpet and travel entrepreneur. Currently, operating Noryang Carpet Crafts and Owner of One Globe Travel Company, Mr. Jamyang’s keen interest in design and travel fashions his company’s outlook in keeping at the forefront of design and lifestyle experiences.
With an honors degree in Bachelor of Business Communication, he has business experience of almost two decades.
Mr. Sangye Palden Sherpa is currently a Director at TEAM Ventures Pvt. Ltd. He is the Managing Director at Hotel Mulberry Pvt. Ltd. and former Director at Everest Carpet. He is an experienced member with a demonstrated history of working in the hospitality industry, skilled in Business Planning, Management, Marketing Strategy, Business Strategy and Leadership.
He graduated with a degree in B.Sc. focused in Business Administration, Management and Operations and BA focused in Economics from Stony Brook University, USA.
The overall management team is led by the Founder and CEO, Mr. Tenzin Sonam Gonsar, a graduate of Columbia University, New York. Mr. Gonsar specializes organizational/leadership development, strategic management and investment fund management. He has extensive experience in founding, leading and advising multiple businesses and organizations in Nepal. Previously, he worked at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund based in Connecticut, USA. Mr. Gonsar is also an entrepreneur having successfully founded several start-up organizations and continues to actively support and advise various education and youth development projects in Nepal.
Mr. Rinchen Tsering is an alumnus of Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, India. He graduated with a degree in M.Sc. Applied Operations Research (OR) with major in data analytics, statistics, mathematical optimization, financial management and marketing. He also has an honors degree in B.Sc. Mathematics from Ramjas College, Delhi University. He is currently serving as Executive Assistant to CEO.
Mr. Subash Poudel, a practicing Chartered Accountant, brings with him wide experience for more than 8 Years in the field of External and Internal Audit, Direct Taxation, Indirect Taxation and Financial Advisory of various corporate entities. He has successfully handled Corporate and Bank related Tax issues, Tax assessment, Tax scrutiny and full tax audit.
He has previously worked at ‘Citizens Bank International Ltd.’ and had played a major role in systemizing the Finance Department. Mr. Poudel is also the Financial Management consultant at many local reputed organizations. He is also the resource person for ‘Financial Management’ of Chartered Accountancy course for Nepal Board and Indian Board. Mr. Poudel is the committee member of IT under The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN). He is also the Financial Advisor/ consultant of Social Welfare Council (SWC) of Nepal for evaluating performance of INGOs and NGOs.
Advocate Ajaya Shrestha is working as a Legal Advisor of Team Ventures Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Shrestha has completed his Master’s Degree (LLM) in Business and International Trade Law. He is an expert in Corporate Law. He has been providing legal services to many National & International Organizations and has professional work experience mainly in the sector of Commercial Laws, Contract, Banking, Intellectual Property Rights, Labor Laws and Dispute Settlement.