Chencho served as the first Executive Director of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) and as the former Secretary, National Environment Commission Secretariat. He has served the Royal Government of Bhutan in various high-level positions in agriculture, forestry, and environmental sectors. During his service career with the government, he was one of the active negotiators from Asia and Pacific region, UNCCD in particular. He has a Masters degree in Soil Science from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.