Menon took up his new assignment as India's Ambassador to South Sudan
on 17 July 2015 and presented his credentials to the President of
South Sudan on 12 August 2015.
had earlier served in different capacities in Indian Embassies in
Muscat (Oman); Tehran
Khartoum (Sudan); Singapore, Warsaw (Poland) and The Hague
(Netherlands), besides stints
headquarters in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.
diplomatic assignments included
administrative and diplomatic work covering Political, Commercial,
Consular and Cultural desks in Indian
including as Charge d’Affaires in Warsaw
also represented the Indian Mission at the Organisation
for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The
Hague. He handled
the UK and
Netherlands desk in the Europe West Division during his last
tenure at headquarters.
Srikumar Menon is married to Jayanthi and they have one son.