AmbassadorMan Mohan Bhanot is an Indian Foreign Service Officer and a Graduate of Science from University of Delhi. As diplomat, he has earlier served in different capacities in Moscow, Kampala, Madrid and Almaty, in addition to regular assignments in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs. He was Director and a Member of Professional Personnel in the CICA (Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia) Secretariat in Almaty from 2010-14. Thereafter, he served as India’s Ambassador to Syria from November 2015 to March 2019. His present assignment follows his appointment as India’s first Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea.
Prior to his diplomatic service, Ambassador Bhanot has successively served in Life Insurance Corporation of India and United Bank of India.
He is married to Ms. Nidhi Bhanot, and they have a son and a daughter.