G. Balasubramanian joined the Embassy of India in Moscow as Deputy Chief of Mission in September 2015. A Post Graduate in Public Administration, he joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1998 and has served in the Indian Missions in Russia, Tajikistan, and the United States as Information, Commercial and Political Officer , and Head of Administration, and later as Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy of India in Bangkok, where he also was the Deputy Permanent Representative of India to UNESCAP. He was the Desk Officer dealing with Pakistan during his stint in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi. He speaks Russian. He is married and has a son.