About Us Ambassador Profile

CV of Ms. Pooja Kapur
Ambassador of India to Denmark

Ms. Pooja Kapur joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1996. She has served at Indian Embassies / High Commissions in Paris, London, Kuala Lumpur, Brussels and most recently Sofia, where she was Head of Mission accredited to Bulgaria and North Macedonia. She assumed charge as Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Denmark on 19 March 2021.

Ms. Kapur has held charges pertaining to India’s relationship with Western Europe, South East Asia, the United Nations and the Commonwealth in India’s Ministry of External Affairs, including heading the ASEAN Multilateral Division. She has wide-ranging expertise in European and Indo-Pacific affairs, alongside experience in multilateral matters.

Ms. Kapur is a published author and a frequent speaker at international conferences and events. She was the Chief Coordinator of the Delhi Dialogue from 2014 – 2017.

Ms. Kapur was a Chevening scholar at the University of Oxford and has a Masters in Public Administration from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in Paris, along with a B.A. (Honours) and M.A. in Political Science from the University of Delhi. She is a university topper and recipient of several academic scholarships and awards.

Ms. Kapur speaks Hindi, English and French. She is married to
Mr. Ashwani Kumar Aggarwal, a Chartered Accountant, and they have a teenage son.