Suresh Prabhu is an Indian politician and India’s Sherpa to the G20. He was the former Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation for the Indian government from 2017 to 2019.
Since 1996, Prabhu has been repeatedly elected as a Member of Parliament from Rajapur Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra as a member of the Shiv Sena (SS) political party. He quit Shiv Sena and joined the BJP on 9 November 2014. He currently represents Andhra Pradesh in the Rajya Sabha.
Suresh Prabhu received numerous awards and recognitions during his politic career: in 2017, he was awarded “Indian of the Year” and in 2016 he received the Goud Saraswat Brahmin Samaj Maharatha Award.