According to reports, more than 200 Indian-origin people occupy leadership positions in 15 countries, including the US and the UK. 

In fact, as per The 2021 Indiaspora Government Leaders List Indian-origin people have risen to the highest ranks of public service in 15 countries across the globe. And at least 60 of them hold cabinet positions.

1. António Costa

Position: Prime Minister

Country:  Portugal

2. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali

Position: President

Country: Guyana

Source: guyanachronicle.com

3. Pravind Jugnauth

Position: Prime Minister 

Country: Mauritius

4. Prithvirajsing Roopun

Position: President

Country: Mauritius

Source: newscentral.africa

5. Chandrikapersad Santokhi

Position: President

Country: Suriname

6. Kamala Harris

Position: Vice President 

Country: United States

7. Bharrat Jagdeo

Position: Vice President 

Country: Guyana

8. Leo Varadkar 

Position: Deputy Prime Minister

Country: Ireland

9. Armand Achaibersing

Position: Minister of Finance, Economic Planning, and Development

Country: Suriname

Source: unitednews.sr

10. Rosy Akbar

Position: Minister of Education, Heritage, and Arts

Country: Fiji

11. Anita Anand

Position: Minister of Public Services and Procurement

Country: Canada

12. Vivian Balakrishnan

Position: Minister for Foreign Affairs

Country: Singapore

13. Darsanand Balgobin

Position: Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation

Country: Mauritius

Source: www.zinfos-moris.com

14. Suella Braverman

Position: Attorney General

Country: United Kingdom

15. Nelson de Souza

Position: Minister of Planning

Country: Portugal

Source: www.portugal.gov.pt

16. Pravin Gordhan

Position: Minister of Public Enterprises

Country: South Africa

17. Maneesh Gobin

Position: Attorney General

Country: Mauritius

18. Krishna Mathoera

Position: Minister of Defense

Country: Suriname

19. Reezal Merican Naina Merican

Position: Minister of Youth and Sports

Country: Malaysia

Source: www.malaymail.com

20. Priti Patel

Position: Secretary of State for the Home Dept.

Country: United Kingdom

21. Priyanca Radhakrishnan

Position: Minister for Diversity, Inclusion, and Ethnic Communities

Country: New Zealand

23. Indranee Rajah

Position: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office

Country: Singapore

24. Alok Sharma

Position: President, COP26

Country: United Kingdom

Source: ukcop26.org

25. Franklin Khan

Position: Minister of Energy and Energy Industries

Country: Trinidad and Tobago

26. Niermala Badrising

Position: Ambassador to the U.S.

Country: Suriname

27. Gita Kamath

Position: High Comissioner to South Africa

Country: Australia

Source: www.dfat.gov.au

28. Rajendre Khargi

Position: Ambassador to the Netherlands

Country: Suriname

Source: www.dbsuriname.com

29. Nadir Patel

Position: High Commissioner to India

Country: Canada

30. Kamal Vaswani

Position: Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates

Country: Singapore

Source: wam.ae

31. Rana Sarkar

Position: Consul General of Canada in San Francisco

Country: Canada

Source: www.youtube.com

32. Sundaresh Menon

Position: Chief Justice

Country: Singapore

Source: law.asia

33. Kamal Kumar

Position: Chief Justice

Country: Fiji

Source: www.fijivillage.com

34. Gobind Ganga

Position: Governor of The Bank of Guyana

Country: Guyana

Source: www.guyanapalace.com

35. Harvesh Seegolam

Position: Governor of The Bank of Mauritius

Country: Mauritius

Source: afrikanheroes.com

36. Anil Arora

Position: Chief Statistician of Canada

Country: Canada

Source: www.globalgovernmentforum.com

37. Waheed Alli

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Lords

Country: United Kingdom

Source: silvergatemedia.com

38. Navdeep Bains

Position: Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry

Country: Canada

40. Preet Kaur Gill

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Common

Country: United Kingdom

Source: preetkaurgill.com

41. Darryl David

Position: Member of Parliament

Country: Singapore

42. Mala Adiga

Position: Policy Director to Dr. Jill Biden

Country: United States

43. Sonia Aggarwal

Position: Climate Policy Advisor to President Biden

Country: United States

Source: energyinnovation.org

44. Dimple Chaudhary

Position: Deputy General Counsel, Nationwide Resource Protection Programs, EPA

Country: United States

Source: www.nrdc.org

45. Subash Iyer

Position: Chief Counsel, Federal Transit Administration, Department of Transportation

Country: United States

Source: www.transit.dot.gov

46. Pronita Gupta

Position: Special Assistant to Joe Biden for Labour and Workers

Country: United States

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

47. Neomi Rao

Position: Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

Country: United States

48. Ranbir Singh Suri

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Lords

Country: United Kingdom

Source: www.the-star.co.ke

49. Harry Arora

Position: Deputy Director of National Economic Council

Country: United States

Source: www.freepressjournal.in

50. Mickey Tripathi

Position: National Coordinator for Health IT

Country: United States

Source: americankahani.com

51. Yasmin Ratansi

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Commons

Country: Canada

52. Sabi Marwah

Position: Member of Parliament – Senator

Country: Canada

Source: www.business-standard.com

53. Asraf Caunhye

Position: Chief Justice

Country: Mauritius

Source: defimedia.info

54. Dominic Trindade

Position: Consul General of Australia in Shanghai, China (People’s Republic)

Country: Australia

Source: advance.org

55. Avinash Teeluck

Position: Minister of Arts and Cultural Heritage

Country: Mauritius

Source: defimedia.info

56. Rohan Sinanan

Position: Minister of Works and Transport

Country: Trinidad and Tobago

57. Premila Kumar

Position: Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development

Country: Fiji

58. Saravanan Murugan

Position: Minister of Human Resources

Country: Malaysia

Source: www.theedgemarkets.com

59. Terrence Deyalsingh

Position: Minister of Health

Country: Trinidad and Tobago

60. Alan Ganoo

Position: Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail

Country: Mauritius

Source: www.youtube.com

61. Leela Devi 

Position: Minister of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology

Country: Mauritius

Source: alchetron.com

62. Rishma Kuldipsingh

Position: Minister of Employment and Youth

Country: Suriname

Source: www.wikidata.org

63. Rishi Sunak

Position: Chancellor of the Exchequer

Country: United Kingdom

64. Neera Tanden

Position: Nominee for Office of Management and Budget Director

Country: United States

65. Claire Coutinho

Position: MP, House of Commons

Country: United Kingdom

66. Thangam Debbonaire

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Commons

Country: United Kingdom

67. Anju Dhillon

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Commons

Country: Canada

Source: ptcnetwork.ca

68. Meghnad Desai

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Lords

Country: United Kingdom

Source: www.dtnext.in

69. Lisa Nandy

Position: Member of Parliament – House of Commons

Country: United Kingdom

70. Harinder Sidhu

Position: Deputy Secretary, Service Delivery Group, Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Country: Australia

Source: indiandownunder.com.au

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