About Us High Commissioner Profile


HE Mrs. Nagma Mohamed Mallick


Nagma Mohamed Mallick joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1991. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and a master’s degree in Sociology.

Her first posting was in Paris where she served in the Indian Mission to UNESCO. In New Delhi, she served in various capacities in the Ministry of External Affairs, including on the Western Europe desk. She was the first woman Deputy Chief of Protocol (Ceremonial), in which capacity she helped organize the visits of President Clinton and His Holiness Pope John Paul II into India. She also served in the Prime Minister’s Office on the personal staff of Prime Minister Mr. I.K. Gujral.

She served thereafter as Head of the Commercial Wing at the Embassy of India, Kathmandu where she was involved with negotiations leading to the revision of the India-Nepal Treaty of Trade. She then headed the Press and Culture Wing of the Indian High Commission in Colombo, where she was also Director of the Indian Cultural Centre. She was Deputy Spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs after returning to Delhi. She was then Director in the Eurasia Division where she was charged with taking care of India’s bilateral relations with Russia and the CIS countries. In July 2010, she took up charge as Deputy Chief of Mission in Embassy of India, Bangkok. She was Ambassador of India to Tunisia from October 2012 to November 2015.Since December 2015, she is High Commissioner of India to Brunei. 

She is married with one son and one daughter. Her spouse, FaridInamMallick is a lawyer based in New Delhi. She speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam and French. Her interests are in Indian classical dance, English literature, fitness and nutrition.