Ambassador Sajeev Babu Kurup did his Post Graduate studies in Spanish Language & Literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He did higher studies at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
Before joining Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), he taught at University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
He joined Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, in 1988
1. Third Secretary, Embassy of India, Madrid (1990-1996)
2. Officer on Special Duty, Latin America and Caribbean Division, MEA (1996-2000)
3. Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Madrid (2000-2004)
4. Deputy Secretary, Latin America and Caribbean Division, MEA (2004-2008)
5. Counsellor, Embassy of India, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2008-2012)
6. Counsellor, Embassy of India, Bogota, Colombia (2012-2015)
7. Ambassador of India to Guatemala from October 2015 onwards
Ambassador Sajeev Babu Kurup is married to Dr. Sharmila Chattopadhyay and they have a son.