Mr S Premjith is currently Singapore’s Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt as well as to the State of Libya (non-resident). Prior to these appointments, Mr Premjith was Singapore’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia from August 2010 till June 2013.
Mr Premjith graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours I) from Murdoch University, Australia, in 1994. In 1995, he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in World Trade Policy from the World Trade Organisation. In 2002, he received a Master of Philosophy from University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, under the Raffles/Chevening Scholarship.
Mr Premjith joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1994. He was assigned to the Policy Planning & Analysis Directorate II and the International Economics Directorate. He was posted to the Singapore Embassy in Jakarta as First Secretary (Political) from 1997 till 2001. In 2002, he was appointed Deputy Director for Southeast Asia (Indonesia), a position he held till March 2005. From 2005 to 2010, he held the position of Director of South Asia and Sub Saharan Africa Directorate. He presented his credentials to the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and President of the General National Congress of the State of Libya on 27 October 2013 and 4 December 2013 respectively.