H.E. Mr. Suresh K Reddy

Ambassador Suresh Reddy has had a distinguished career since he joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1991.  He has served in Cairo, Muscat, Abu Dhabi and Islamabad. He has the distinction of being the first Ambassador to Iraq, stationed at Baghdad from June 2011 to May 2014.  In the Ministry he has held sensitive and crucial positions including as Head of Office of Minister of State for External Affairs, Dy. Chief of Protocol and later dealing with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Maldives in different capacities including as Director of the Division.  He also established and headed the newly created  Multilateral Economic Relations-ASEAN Division.  In that capacity he was also instrumental in activating and establishing the BIMSTEC Secretariat, while also looking after ASEM & other Multilateral Economic related issues.

Till he assumed charge as Ambassador to ASEAN in January 2015, incidentally the first resident Indian Ambassador to ASEAN, he was serving as Special Envoy to Government of India to Iraq from June to December 2014 addressing all issues relating to safety and welfare of Indian nationals including evacuation of a large number of Indian nationals, and rescue of Indian hostages kidnapped by ISIS.

 Ambassador Reddy is married to Madam Sneha Reddy and they have two daughters.