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Bio Profile of Ms. Pooja Kapur
Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Denmark


Ms. Pooja Kapur assumed charge as Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Denmark on 19 March 2021. She has previously served as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of North Macedonia from 2017 - 2021.

Ms. Kapur joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1996 and has worked in various capacities at Indian Embassies / High Commissions in Paris, London, Kuala Lumpur and Brussels. At the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, she has held charges pertaining to India’s relationship with Western Europe, South East Asia, the United Nations and the Commonwealth, 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.