Ramesh Ranganathan was born on 28.07.1958 in New Delhi, Graduated in the year 1977, completed his Post Graduation in Commerce in the year 1981. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary. He obtained Law Degree from Bangalore University and enrolled as an Advocate in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh in November, 1985
He was a Government Pleader from 1996 to 2000, and the Addl. Advocate General from July, 2000 to May, 2004. He appeared for several companies and statutory bodies including the N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Visakhapatnam Port Trust, Singareni Collieries Company Limited, Power Grid Corporation of India, Canara Bank Voltas Limited etc. He was elevated as an Addl. Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on 26th May, 2005. Appointed as a Permanent Judge of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on 20-02-2006 F.N. Nominated as the Executive Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Legal Services Authority, Hyderabad w.e.f. the forenoon of 29-12-2015.
Appointed to perform the duties of the Office of the Chief Justice, High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh w.e.f. the forenoon of 30-07-2016.