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Sunjay Sudhir
Sunjay Sudhir Consul General of India in Sydney (Consular jurisdiction: New South Wales and South Australia)

Mr. Sunjay Sudhir belongs to the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) of 1993 batch. Before his appointment as the Consul General of India in Sydney, he served as Joint Secretary and Head of the Office of External Affairs Minister. Earlier, he served in the Ministry of External Affairs during 2002-04 as the Deputy Chief of Protocol [Ceremonial] handling incoming and outgoing VVIP visits.

His foreign assignments include: Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of India to the World Trade Organisation, Geneva [2007-11], Head of the Economic and Commercial Wing at the Indian Embassy, Colombo [2004-07], Second Secretary [Political, Information and Culture] at the Indian Embassy, Damascus [1997-2000] and Third Secretary at the Indian Embassy, Cairo [1995-97]

He holds the degree of Bachelor of Technology [Electrical Engineering] from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He has a Certificate Course in Diplomatic Practice from Oxford University (UK) and Certificate Courses, conducted by WTO, in - TRIPS Agreement and Public Health; WTO Law and Jurisprudence; and WTO Dispute Settlement.

His publications include a Paper – ‘Doha Round of the WTO and its implications for India’, presented to the Oxford University [2002] and Policy Paper on 'Global Patent Regime: Issues, Trends and Challenges for development' [2010].