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Professor and Faculty Head

Douglas Schofield

Royal Thimphu College

Dr. Douglas Schofield is American, and holds a BA degree from Yale University in Chemistry, followed by an MBA in Finance, and Doctorate in Strategic Planning, both from Harvard University. His academic and professional areas are management, finance, strategy, international business and entrepreneurship. Dr. Schofield has diverse management experience in international banking, finance, venture capital, higher education and government. He founded and managed a financial advisory firm for 20 years. Since 2009 he has served on a 5 member team establishing and managing Royal Thimphu College, the first private college in Bhutan.  His teaching has been at both the bachelors and MBA levels, including Semester at Sea (Fall 1995). He has served as an advisor to Save the Children on microfinance programs in 15 countries, managed foreign exchange trading in 5 countries, and has traveled in 96 countries over the past 50 years. His personal interests include white water rafting and flying as a Private Pilot.