Shyam Sunder Dewani assumed charge as Assistant High Commissioner of India in Mombasa in June 2018.  He has worked in different capacities in Indian Diplomatic Missions at Tehran, Brussels, Bahrain, Kuwait and Port Louis. While working in the Ministry of External Affairs during his second stint from 2016 till mid-2018, he was associated with numerous renovation projects of Indian Embassies / High Commissions in various country capitals.


He had post-graduated in English Literature from Delhi University in 1986. He likes all sports, especially badminton, table-tennis, chess, etc. and enjoys arts & cultural performances, music and plays.


He is married to Shobha, a homemaker and has one son.