Riva Ganguly Das is a senior Indian diplomat who belongs to the Indian Foreign Service cadre. She has held several high-ranking positions in the Indian government, including Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs, High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh, Director General of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, and Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy in The Hague. Ms. Ganguly Das has also served as the Alternate Permanent Representative of India to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, The Hague. Ms. Ganguly Das has a postgraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Delhi and has taught Political Science there as well.