Sangay Khandu is a former Member of Parliament of Bhutan. He was elected to the National Council twice from Gasa dzongkhag and served for a decade. He is an advocate of Right to Information and Legal Aid service.
He was elected for the second term in 2013 in the 2nd national elections. During his 2nd term he also contested for the position of the chairman. He chaired special committee that reviewed hydropower development in the country. He was also member of the Foreign Relations Committee, the Economic Affairs Committee and Indo-Bhutan Friendship group.
He was first elected to the National Council from Gasa dzongkhag in 2008 to the 1st Parliament under the new political system of Democratic Constitutional Monarchy. He served as Chairperson [2010-2011] and Deputy Chairperson [2009-2010] of the Good Governance Committee. He was also Member of the Legislative Committee [2008-2009] in the National Council. As Member of Parliamentary Committees, he was responsible for creation of Parliamentary Committees in the Council; drafting of the Local Government amendment bill 2009; responsible for getting the Civil Service bill 2009 and Amendment to Anti Corruption bill 2009 successfully through Parliament. He has also led a delegation to Bangladesh for IG talks on the SAARC Charter for Democracy and also spoke at the 1st International Conference on Right to Information held in India in 2012.
He started his career as Assistant Foreign Exchange Officer, Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan in 2001 and moved on to become Manager-Performance Management System & Performance Based Incentive System, Bhutan Power Corporation Ltd (BPC) where he designed an information system altering the way the corporation monitored and managed human resource. He was also the National Project Coordinator, International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO), Geneva, Switzerland before running for public office from Gasa dzongkhag.
He has done his Masters in Business Administration from Thailand and has an undergraduate degree in commerce from Sherubtse college in Bhutan where he also served as the President for the student executive body called Forum for International and National Awareness (FINA).
He resides in Thimphu.