Bhuchung K. Tsering was born in Tibet. His family fled to India in 1960 in the wake of Chinese Communist invasion. He studied in India and received his B.A. in English literature from the University of Delhi in 1982. Thereafter, he worked as a journalist with Indian Express in New Delhi, before joining the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) in Dharamsala, India, in January 1984. He worked as the editor of Tibetan Bulletin, the official CTA journal and served in the Office of H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala as well as at the Office of Tibet in Switzerland.
He joined the International Campaign for Tibet in Washington, D.C. in 1995 and is currently the Vice President.
He is a member of the Task Force set up by the Central Tibetan Administration to work on issues relating to the dialogue process with the Chinese leadership. He was also a member of the team led by the envoys of H.H. the Dalai Lama in the discussions that they had with the Chinese leadership between 2002 and 2010.
He has contributed articles on Tibet and related issues to Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan, Swiss and American journals. He has also testified in Congress on behalf of the International Campaign for Tibet and spoken at Universities and Think Tanks.