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Deputy High Commissioner

Ambassador Profile

Mr. Ashish Sinha, the Deputy High Commissioner of India in Kenya, and the Deputy Permanent Representative of India to the UN Environment and UN HABITAT, since August 2019.

He is a career diplomat and since his joining the Indian Foreign Service in 2005, Mr. Sinha has held diplomatic assignments in Indian Embassies in Madrid and Kathmandu, and at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations at New York.

Mr Sinha has served in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi as the Under Secretary in the Pakistan, Afghanistan & Iran (PAI) Division and in the Office of the External Affairs Minister of India. He is fluent in Hindi, English, and Spanish.

Mr. Sinha is a Graduate of Patna University and a Post-Graduate of the Indian Institute of Forest Management. He is married to Smrity Sinha and the couple are blessed with two children, daughter Swasti and son Devarsh.

Deputy High Commissioner