Consul General Consul General

Consul General


Dr. Sushil Kumar



Dr. Sushil Kumar assumed charge as Consul General of India in Melbourne, Australia on 27 July 2022.

He previously served in the Indian Missions in Kuwait and Colombo. He also represented India at the Colombo Plan and South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP) in Colombo and served as the Secretary to India Sri Lanka Foundation from May 2019 to June 2022. At the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, he served in the West Asia & North Africa Division.

Dr. Kumar has done his Ph.D from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and served briefly as Scientist before joining the Indian Foreign Service in 2009. He speaks English, Hindi, Maithili and Arabic. His interests include travelling, reading and gardening. He is married to Mona and they have two daughters.