Distinguished Fellow, East West Institute, New York & Former Dy. National Security and Cybersecurity Adviser of India
Latha Reddy is the former Deputy National Security Adviser of India. In addition to assisting National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon, she was responsible for cybersecurity and other critical internal and external security issues. Reddy served in the Indian Foreign Service from 1975-2011. During her diplomatic career she served in Lisbon, Washington D.C., Kathmandu, Brasilia, Durban, Vienna and Bangkok. Reddy served as Ambassador of India to Portugal (2004-2006) and to Thailand (2007-2009). She was Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs in Delhi (2010-2011) with overall charge of India's bilateral and regional relations with Asia. She was then appointed as India's Deputy National Security Advisor in the Prime Minister's Office from 2011-2013.