Ambassador of India to The Russian Federation

Shri Pavan Kapoor

In a diplomatic career spanning over three decades, Ambassador Kapoor has served in different capacities in the Indian Missions in Moscow, Kyiv, London and Geneva apart from serving in the Ministry of External Affairs and the Prime Minister’s Office in New Delhi. He also served as an international civil servant with the Commonwealth Secretariat in London.

He was India’s High Commissioner to Mozambique and the Kingdom of Swaziland from Jan 2014 to early 2016, Ambassador to Israel from March 2016 to September 2019, and Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates from October 2019 to November 2021.

He joined the Embassy of India, Moscow on 22nd November, 2021.

Ambassador Kapoor has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, India and a Masters in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics.