Suresh Gangotra is a gold medallist in metallurgical engineering from MS University Baroda. He graduated from BARC Training School in 1984. He has worked in nuclear fuel fabrication, post irradiation examination, nuclear safeguards, nuclear security, nuclear non-proliferation and negotiations of international cooperation agreements. He has represented India in many international forums, including the Nuclear Security Summit. He has co-authored the biography of Dr Anil Kakodkar titled Fire and Fury: Transforming India’s Strategic Identity.