Richard rossow has spent the last 16 years working in various capacities to strengthen the partnership between the united states and india. He currently serves as a senior consultant and has held the wadhwani chair in the u.S.-india policy studies at csis since 2014.
Before csis, he served as director for south asia at mclarty associates, leading the firm’s work for clients in india and the neighboring region. From 2008 to 2012, mr. Rossow was with new york life insurance company, most recently as head of international governmental affairs, where he developed strategic plans for the company’s public policy and global mergers and acquisitions.
From 1998 to 2008, mr. Rossow served as deputy director of the u.S.-india business council (usibc), the world’s leading advocacy group to strengthen economic ties between the united states and india. While at usibc, he managed the council’s policy groups in the energy, information technology, insurance, media and entertainment, and telecommunications sectors. Mr. Rossow received his b.A. From grand valley state university in michigan.