Mr N Parthasarathi is a veteran diplomat with more than three decades of service in the Indian Foreign service. From September 2005 to September 2008, he served as Ambassador of India to the Republic of South Korea and
from October 2008 to September 2011, he served as Ambassador of India to Senegal. During that time he was also concurrently accredited as Ambassador of India to Mali, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde islands, as well as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of The Gambia. He was also the Consul General of India in San Francisco from October 2011 till October 2014. He retired from the Foreign Service at the end of October 2014 and has moved back to Bangalore, his home town. He is busy with mentoring many start-ups and advising organisations on many issues of business interest.
He is currently serving as the Secretary General / CEO of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Bengaluru.
Mr.Parthasarathi brings with him a rich experience, stature, Integrity and Leadership. His engineering and Management background helps him to understand the industry/ Economy and commerce comfortably and his diplomatic skills in articulation and negotiation makes him a natural and able administrator. He has also served as the Head of the Administration Division of the Ministry of External affairs.His passion, commitment to work and hands on approach brings a new dynamism and easilyinspires the team that works with him. He has in-depth knowledge, is resourceful and has wide ranging experience.