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About the Consul General

Biography of Consul General Michael Mullins

Mr. Michael Mullins, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, assumed the post of Consul General of the U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad on September 7, 2013.  Immediately prior to his present assignment, Mr. Mullins served as the Minister Counselor for Management Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.  Mr. Mullins began his Foreign Service in 1989 in El Salvador, followed by postings in Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Indonesia.

Mr. Mullins received his Bachelor of Arts degree in French Literature and Fine Arts from Amherst College in Massachusetts, where he was also inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.  He received his Master of Arts in French Literature from Brown University in Rhode Island, later serving as Brown’s Associate Director of Admission.  Twice awarded scholarships from the Government of France, Mr. Mullins also studied at L’Ecole Nationale de Beaux-Arts and L’Universite de Paris.   

 Over the course of his Foreign Service career, Mr. Mullins has received six Superior Honor Awards.  He enjoys studio art, reading, music and golf.  He is fluent in French and has conversational abilities in several other languages.