Venerable Geshe Lhakdor is the director of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives based in Dharamshala, India. He has held roles in many bodies under the patronage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Apart from his many representative and advisory roles, he has worked extensively within the field of education — a founding member of the secular ethics in Education in 2015, His Holiness Dalai Lama nominated board member at the Central University of Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, India, professional member of the Council for Tibetan Education in Exile as well as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Tibetan Education in Exile, CTA. He has also published extensively and translated fundamental texts to and from English and Tibetan. Geshe Lhakdor’s  rich academic prowess including a Doctor of Divinity from Drepung Loseling Monastic University, has earned him honorary professorships at the University of Delhi and the University of British Columbia in the past. India in 1995. Geshe Lhakdor was born in Yakra in the Western Tibet.