Dr Arjoon Suddhoo is Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General with a broad remit working within the Commonwealth Secretariat at its Marlborough House headquarters in London.

Dr Suddhoo is a national of Mauritius, and has had a distinguished career as a scientist, in academia, and in commerce. He was most recently Executive Director of the Mauritius Research Council, a role he combined with being chair of the board of Air Mauritius and chair of the Mauritius Renewable Energy Agency (MARENA).

Earlier in his career, Dr Suddhoo was Head of Research and Planning at the Mauritius Tertiary Education Commission, and prior to that worked in research and development as a scientist for Rolls Royce Aerospace.