Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Tue 08 Dec - Sun 13 Dec, 2009

Vidya Bhushan Soni Vidya Bhushan Soni (Faculty)

Country/Region: India

Overseas Infrastructure Alliance

Chairman, Overseas Infrastructure Alliance; former Ambassador of India to Senegal, Jamaika and Ukraine; New Delhi

Biography:
Vidya Bhushan Soni is chairman of the Overseas Infrastructure Alliance (India) Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi. He is a retired Indian foreign service officer with a career spanning over 35 years and has served as ambassador of India to over a dozen countries, including Ukraine, Jamaica and Senegal. Ambassador Soni initiated and expanded diplomatic relations with various heads of states and governments, senior most government officials, and dignitaries, as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary/ high commissioner of India. He represented India and often headed official delegations to many international conferences. An alumnus of Balliol College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, he also studied at the Universities of Delhi and Allahabad.

Media files from Vidya Bhushan Soni

Asian Multinational Corporations: 1

Interview with Ambassador V.B. Soni

Major Power Relations in Asia: Comments 3