About Us Ambassador

Mr. Sandeep Arya

Sandeep Arya joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1994 and assumed charge as the Ambassador of India to Vietnam in October 2022. 

Earlier, he was Additional Secretary (Disarmament & International Security Affairs) and Joint Secretary (Europe West/AD) at the Ministry of External Affairs of India in New Delhi between 2019-2022. As Ambassador, Sandeep Arya last served as the Indian High Commissioner (Ambassador) to Tanzania and Representative to the East African Community between 2015-2019. Between 1994-2015, he served in various capacities at the Indian Embassies in Netherlands, Russia and Ukraine and at various Divisions of the Ministry of External Affairs of India in New Delhi.

Sandeep Arya was born in June 1971 at Kashipur in India and holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Technology in Nuclear Engineering, Master of Arts in Economics and Master of Business Administration.

He speaks Hindi, English and Russian.  He enjoys reading about history, international relations, and global developments, listening to music and practices yoga.

He is married to Dr. Suveta Singh and they have two sons.