India & South Asia

Our India & South Asia team has decades of experience in the region and have served at some of the highest levels of the US government focused on South Asia. Richard Rossow leads our work in India & South Asia and has led extensive outreach to cultivate state-level ties in India through private sector and think tank engagements. Robert O. Blake, Jr. served as Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, and Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé in New Delhi. And Teresita C. Schaffer served as US Ambassador to Sri Lanka after serving in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.

We enjoy a close on-the-ground, decade-long partnership with Dua Consulting in New Delhi, supplementing our expert capabilities with veteran Indian government affairs professionals and an extensive network of former Indian officials.



We’ve lived in or worked on:

  • Delhi
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Maharashtra
  • Rajasthan
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan
  • The Maldives
  • Afghanistan

We speak:

  • Hindi 
  • Urdu

Regional Team

Based in the region