H.E. Rashid Hassan Pour Baei was born in 1960 and holds a MA in Regional Studies at Islamic Azad University Tehran. He started his career in Foreign Affairs Ministry (1986).
He served as a Political Attache at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bonn (1989 – 1991), First Secretary in Moscow (1993 – 1998), Second Counsellor at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Dublin (2001 – 2005), Charge d’Affaires e.p. in Prague (2009 – 2010) and Deputy Head of Mission in Beijing (2010 – 2014).
He has also held various posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2014 to 2017 Ambassador Baei worked at the Foreign Affairs Ministry as a Head of Department for North and East Europe, and from 2017 as a Head of Department for North Europe.
He speaks English, German and French. Ambassador Baei is a married father of one child.