About Us High Commissioner Profile

Mr. Rajesh Vaishnaw
High Commissioner of India

Mr. Rajesh Vaishnaw joined Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 1996 and has worked in senior diplomatic positions in Indian Embassies in Sweden, Poland, United Arab Emirates and Egypt. He has worked as Joint Secretary (Director General) in Ministry of External Affairs responsible for e-Governance and also looked after the work related to promotion of Hindi and Sanskrit languages. He has also worked as Director (Administration) and Deputy Secretary (Finance) of Ministry of External Affairs of India as well as dealt with India’s relations with Japan and South Korea.

Mr. Rajesh Vaishnaw is an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and graduated in Electrical Engineering from there. He is married to Ms. Shweta Sharma and they have one son.