Former National Security Advisor of India & Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Social and Economic Progress
Ambassador Shivshankar Menon is currently a Visiting Professor at Ashoka University, India; Chairman, Advisory Board, Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi; Distinguished Fellow of Brookings India; Distin-guished Visiting Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore; Member, Board of Trustees, International Crisis Group; and, a Distinguished Fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute, New York.
He was previously National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India, Jan 2010-May 2014; Foreign Secretary of India, October 2006-July 2009; and has served as the Indian Ambassador or High Commis-sioner to China, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Israel.
In 2016 he published Choices; Inside the Making of Indian Foreign Policy (Brookings & Penguin Random House, 2016).
He has been a Fisher Family Fellow at the Kennedy School, Harvard University, 2015 and Richard Wil-helm Fellow at MIT in 2015. He was chosen one of the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” by Foreign Policy mag-azine in 2010.