Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to France, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
Kwatra, a 1988 batch Indian Foreign Service officer (IFS), was in October 2015 appointed as Officer on Special Duty in the PMO.
Later the same year he was appointed as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office.
As a diplomat, Kwatra’s first assignment was in Geneva. He then dealt with UN organizations such as International Labour Organization (ILO), World Health Organization (WHO) etc.
In May 2010, he moved to Washington DC where he was the head of the commerce wing in the Embassy of India.