Dr Bhagwati is one of the most distinguished diplomats – his work experience, accomplishments and educational achievements are truly unparalleled. He has been the High Commissioner to the UK since February 2012. He served as an ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU with the earlier part of his career spent in Havana and Madrid. He has served at various desks in the Ministry of External Affairs. He has served at the World Bank in various capacities from 1976 to 2005. His educational qualifications are a list of pedigree institutes across the world – MSc Physics, St Stephens College; MS Finance from Sloan School, MIT; PhD Finance, Tufts University, and Executive Development Programme from HBS. He brings the best of Finance, and diplomacy to the numero uno financial centre of the world.