Embassy Staff

The Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi consists of around 40 staff members divided into five sections. For more information on each section, kindly see below:

Ambassador's Office

Mr. Klas Molin

Mr. Gautam Bhattacharyya
Minister Counsellor & Deputy Head of Mission

Audrey D'Souza
PA to the Ambassador


Section 1 – Political section

The political section are reports on and follows the political developments in India, including the accredited countries of Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Maldives. The section also coverins the general field of human rights, as well as being responsible for high-level visits within the political field

Ebba Littorin
Second Secretary, Political Affairs India, Sri Lanka and Maldives

Viktor Carlsson
Second Secretary, Political Affairs India, Nepal and Bhutan


Section 2 – Economic section

The economic section is responsible for trade promotion and economic affairs, trade policy matters as well as promoting Sweden and cultural affairs. The section also handles high-level visits within the scope of trade and economics. 

Niklas Eriksson
First Secretary

Viggo Barmen
Second Secretary

Yasmin Zaveri Roy
Senior Advisor 

Shuchita Mehta
Information, Press & Cultural Officer 


Section 3 – Consular and administrative section

The section provides consular service and handles the administration of the Embassy.

Bisera Dimitrova
Counsellor Head of Section, Administrative, Legal and Consular Affairs

Lars Halvardsson  
First secretary, Consular & Administrative Affairs

Lillemor Lantz
Third Secretary Consular & Administrative Affairs


Section 4 – Migration section

The Migration Section handles visa issues and issues regarding work- and residence permits in Sweden. The Swedish Migration Board is the responsible authority.

Fredrik Larsson
Counsellor, Migration Liason Officer

Ibrahim Gaye
Second Secretary

Helena Frid
Second Secretary


Section 5 - Office of Innovation and Science

The office works in the fields of research, innovation and higher education. The office is a part of the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.

Fanny von Heland

Leena Kukreja
Senior Advisor 


The Defence Attaché’s office

The Defence Attaché is responsible for bilateral military contacts between the Swedish Armed Forces and India. The Defence Attaché is also side accredited to Afghanistan.

Johan Törnqvist 
Defence Attaché

Mini Nair

Public Diplomacy, Press and Communication


External communication and contact with the media. 

Ebba Littorin
Second Secretary

Shuchita Mehta
Information, Press & Cultural Officer

Last updated 27 Dec 2017, 3.18 PM