Ambassador Hemant Krishan Singh, holds an M.A. degree from the University of Delhi and served in the Indian Foreign Service from 1974-2010 and is a distinguished former career diplomat with extensive experience of geo-strategic and geo-economic issues as well as multilateral institutions which underpin international law and commerce.
He has been India’s longest serving Ambassador to Japan (2006-2010), Ambassador to Indonesia and Timor Leste (2003-2006), Ambassador to Colombia, Ecuador and Costa Rica (1999-2002), and India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva (1995-1999). He has held several significant assignments during his career, dealing with the United States, West Europe and the European Union and India’s immediate neighbours.
Since June 2016, Ambassador Singh has been the Director General, Delhi Policy Group, which is among India’s oldest independent think tanks focused on strategic and international issues of critical national interest.