WASHINGTON, D.C.— Lalit Mansingh, former Indian ambassador to the United States and the United Arab Emirates, has joined APCO Worldwide’s international advisory council. Mansingh has more than 40 years of extensive international experience in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He is a former foreign secretary, the highest diplomatic rank in India.
Mansingh served as India’s high commissioner to the United Kingdom and Nigeria. He also served as deputy chief of mission in the Indian embassies in Kabul, Brussels and Washington, D.C. While in New Delhi, he served as the joint secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Finance, the director general of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, dean of the Foreign Service Institute of India and secretary (west) in the Ministry of External Affairs.