Ambassador Anil Trigunayat has been a career diplomat. He has served in the Indian Missions in Cote d’Ivoire, Bangladesh, Mongolia, USA, Russia, Sweden, Nigeria, Libya, Malta and Jordan. In the Ministry of External Affairs, he worked in the Economic, West Asia and North Africa, Gulf and Consular Divisions.
He also served as Director General/Joint Secretary for the Gulf & Haj Divisions in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi. Thereafter, Mr. Trigunayat worked as Deputy Chief of Mission in the rank of Ambassador in the Embassy of India, Moscow
Prior to his superannuation in May 2016, he served as Ambassador of India to Jordan and Libya and High Commissioner to Malta (June 2012 – May 2016).
He is a post Graduate in Physics from the Agra/Kumaon University and also studied Russian History, Culture and Language at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. As a visiting fellow he conducted research work on “WTO and Regional Trading Blocs” at the Oxford University.
He is a member of the All India Management Association/Delhi Management Association as well as that of Oxford and Cambridge Society of India and Secretary of the Association of Indian Diplomats (former Ambassadors). He is also the Honorary Member of the International Trade Council, Brussels & Board Member of Peaceful Mind Foundation as well as Confederation of Education Excellence , New Delhi. He also serves on the Board of Advisers of BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Asia Africa Chamber of Commerce.
Presently ,Ambassador Trigunayat is the President of MIICCIA Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (www.miiccia.com). He is the Distinguished Fellow at Vivekananda International Foundation (www.vifindia.org ) India and Adviser @ The Asian Institute of Diplomacy& International Affairs (www.aidiaasia.org) Kathmandu as well as Visiting Fellow @ Nepal Institute for International Cooperation & engagement ( www.niice.org.np) Recently he has joined the National Cooperatives Development Corporation as Adviser International ( www.ncdc.in) and as Co-President of www.udmrd.org
He is a regular contributor and commentator on foreign and economic policy and education and interfaith Dialogue related issues.
As a Peace Ambassador, Mr. Trigunayat is closely associated with the Interfaith Dialogue , Peace and Harmony efforts in the Society especially through the Unity Dialogue by www.unity.earth and World Congress of Religion, Kazakhstan.
Amb Trigunayat knows French, Russian and Spanish languages.