About Us Ambassador Profile

CV of Mr. Ajit Gupte, Ambassador of India, Denmark

Mr. Ajit Gupte joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1991. He has studied Chinese (Mandarin) and has
specialised in China with postings in New Delhi as Under Secretary (China) [1995-98], Hong Kong [1998-
2000] and Beijing [2000-2004]. He has extensive exposure to India’s neighbourhood and has served in
Dhaka, Bangladesh from 2004 to 2008 as First Secretary/Counsellor.

Mr. Gupte had also served in ICCR as Deputy Director General to promote India’s cultural diplomacy and
‘soft power’ from 2008 to 2010. Thereafter, he was Deputy Chief of Mission in Embassy of India, Berlin
from 2010 to 2014. During this period, he was also Charge d’ Affaires for 9 months. He held the post of
Joint Secretary (Development Partnership Administration-I), dealing with Lines of Credit for all developing
countries, including India’s neighbouring countries from 2015 - 2017. He has assumed charge as
Ambassador of India to Denmark on 2 September, 2017. Mr. Gupte is married to Priti Gupte and they
have a daughter.