N. Parthasarathi joined the Consulate General of India in San Francisco on Oct. 13, replacing Susmita Thomas.
From October 2008 to September 2011, Parthasarathi served as Ambassador of India to Senegal. 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.
Parthasarathi joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1981 and has served as a diplomat in countries throughout the world, including Belgium, Senegal, Pakistan, countries of the United Kingdom, and Syria. He has also served in different capacities in the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) in New Delhi. (end)