H.E. Mr. Pavan Kapoor
Ambassdaor of India to the UAE

In a diplomatic career spanning almost 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, and Ambassador to Israel from March 2016 to September 2019. 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.

H.E. Mr. Vipul
Consul General of India Dubai

Mr Vipul joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1998. He has served in Indian Missions in Cairo, Colombo and Geneva. In his diplomatic career he has dealt with diverse areas including political and commercial relations, development, disarmament, international security and media. Between 2014 and 2017, he has worked with the External Affairs Minister of India. Mr Vipul did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He also holds an MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He is married to Kirti and they have a four-year old daughter.