Sonam Gyeltshen is an archaeology technician working with the Division for Conservation of Heritage Sites under the Department of Culture. He holds a bachelors degree in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology with a concentration in Archaeology from Banaras Hindu University, India. Prior to this current position, he worked for the Division for Cultural Properties under the same Department, where he was working for the management of intangible cultural properties.  Trained by Dasho Dorji Gyeltshen, Gyalpoi Zimpon to His Majesty the Fourth King, he served as Drangzhab for five years until the Coronation of His Majesty the Fifth King. As an archaeology technician, he took part in surveying and documenting Chubjakha dzong ruin, a topographical survey of Doe-Choeten Goenpa archaeological site, survey and documentation of Drukgyal dzong, survey, excavation and documentation of Phobjikha mound. His aborad experience includes the survey and excavation of some parts of the castle ruin of Küssnacht, Swiss National Heritage, Canton of Schwyz, in Switzerland in 2019.  He is also actively involved in the ongoing Restoration and Adaptive Reuse of Wangduechhoeling Palace Project, as a project coordinator since 2018. He is one of the key officials of the Department in implementing nationwide surveys, documentation, and inventory of cultural heritage sites project.