Shireen Singh is an Associate with The Asia Group, where she brings over twenty years of experience working at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi. At The Asia Group, Shireen works closely with clients across a range of sectors, including in energy, technology and ICT, transportation and logistics, health, and manufacturing. Drawing from her extensive experience working in India, Shireen brings a deep understanding of India’s policy and business landscapes at the central and state levels.
Prior to joining The Asia Group, Shireen served as Political Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi for 21 years. Her portfolios included domestic Indian politics and parliamentary affairs, foreign policy, and defense issues. In this capacity, she drafted all U.S. congressionally mandated reports, including on human rights, international religious freedom, and trafficking in persons for India and Bhutan. During her career with the U.S. Embassy, Shireen coordinated bilateral meetings between President Obama and Prime Minister Modi in 2010 and 2015, and lead planning and execution of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue. She has also authored analytical reports on India’s relations with the United States, Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Iran, and Russia.
Shireen holds a B.A. in Political Science from the Jesus and Mary College at Delhi University. She has received several awards for her service at the U.S. State Department, including the Meritorious Honor Award for supporting the U.S.-India relations following the Indian national elections in 2014. She is fluent in Hindi and Urdu.