Tsering Yangkey, born on 15 June 1971, hails from Mundgod Tibetan Settlement, south India. She first joined the Central Tibetan Administration as Under Secretary in the Department of Religion and Culture on 25 April 1996.
On 11 February 1999, she was promoted to Deputy Secretary of the Department of Religion and Culture.
On 1 June 2005, she was promoted yet again to the rank of Joint Secretary. Following her two years’ service in the department, she was appointed as Joint Secretary of Department of Finance on 16 July 2007. After a year, she was transferred to Department of Health.
On 1 May 2012, she was appointed as the Director of Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts. After a year on 5 September 2013, Tsering Yangkey was appointed as Additional Secretary.
On 15 October 2014, she was appointed as Additional Secretary of the Tibet Policy Institute.
On 1 August 2016, she was appointed as Additional Secretary of the Department of Information and International Relations.
From 6 October this year, she was promoted to Secretary and joined the Tibet Policy Institute as the Director on November 01, 2018.