Gautam Mukhopadhya

Amb. Gautam Mukhopadhya (IFS 1980) has served in Indian Embassies in Mexico, France, Cuba, the Permanent Mission of India, New York, and Ministry of External Affairs, India; as well as on deputation with the Ministries of Culture and Defence of India, Consultant on Social Development at the UN, New York, and Visiting Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington DC. He graduated from the NDC and re-opened the Indian Embassy in Kabul in November 2001 after the ouster of the Taliban, and served as India’s Ambassador to Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar before retiring from service in May 2016.