Sanjay Wadvani OBE


Sanjay Wadvani is a career diplomat who joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in July 1987. Sanjay arrived in Ashgabat to take over as Her Majesty’s Ambassador for Turkmenistan on 5 December 2013. He comes with broad experience from several overseas postings, including China, India, the Middle East and South America, as well as a strong background across the key services delivered by British diplomatic posts overseas.

Previous roles in government

  1. British Ambassador to Turkmenistan

    • 2013 to 2016
  2. British Deputy High Commissioner Kolkata

    • 2009 to 2013


  1. Queen's Birthday Party in Ashgabat