Ambassador Gurjit Singh is a former Indian diplomat with 37 years of experience. He has been the Ambassador of India to Germany, Indonesia, ASEAN, Ethiopia, and the African Union besides having been in Japan, Sri Lanka, Kenya, and Italy on assignment. He has authored five books the latest of which is The Harambee Factor: India-Africa Economic and Development Partnership. He is an Honorary Professor of Humanities at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indore. He Chairs the CII business Task Force on Trilateral Cooperation in Africa.