Consul General Thomas L. Vajda

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Thomas L. Vajda assumed the post of U.S. Consul General in Mumbai on July 31, 2014.  As Consul General, he is responsible for representing American interests and promoting U.S.-India relations in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh.

Consul General Vajda joined the Foreign Service in 1991 and is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor.  He has served overseas in Northeast and Southeast Asia, Central Europe, the Balkans, and at the State Department headquarters in Washington, D.C.  His recent postings include Deputy Chief of Mission in Rangoon, Burma (Myanmar), Director of the Middle East Partnership Initiative, and Deputy Coordinator for Assistance to the Middle East.