Sandeep Chakravorty, a Member of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) since 1996, has served in India’s Missions in several countries. Prior to becoming Consul General of India in New York in August 2017, he was the Ambassador of India to Peru and Bolivia. Earlier, he had been India’s Deputy Chief of Mission in Bangladesh. He has also served in Indian Embassies in Madrid and Bogota. In India’s Ministry of External Affairs, he has held several positions, including Press Relations Officer, Staff Officer to Minister, and worked on desks dealing with Central Asia, East Asia, and China.
A graduate of Delhi University with a degree in Physics, Sandeep also has a Master’s in Advanced Studies from Geneva University and a Master’s in Sociology. He has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management in Bhopal. Married with twin daughters, Sandeep is fluent in English, Hindi, Bangla, and Spanish. In his spare time, he reads up on International Relations and the Environment and enjoys visiting historical sites.