An Indian Foreign Service officer, Sangeeta Bahadur is an international senior diplomat. In the course of her twenty-seven-year career, she has been posted to London, Spain, Bulgaria, Mexico and Belgium, besides having served in various capacities in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.
She was born in Kolkata in a family of civil servants. Educated in various schools all over India, she completed her college and university education in Mumbai.
She is the author of The Kaal Trilogy.