Singh joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1996. Prior to his present
assignment he was Joint Secretary (Director General) in the Ministry
of External Affairs, New Delhi looking after India's engagement with
multilateral groupings such as G-20, BRICS, Indian Ocean Rim
Association etc. He has also served in the Indian Missions in Moscow
and Bishkek. He was Consul General of India in Vladivostok (Russia)
Singh holds a B.Sc (Hons.) in Mathematics and a Master's degree in
Physics. He speaks Hindi, Punjabi, Rajasthani, English and Russian.
He is married and has one son.