About Us Consul General

Mr Satish Kumar Sivan
Consul General of India, Dubai

Mr Satish Kumar Sivan assumed charge as Consul General of India to Dubai and the Northern Emirates on 9 October 2023. Mr. Satish Kumar Sivan is a career diplomat with nearly twenty years of rich experience working in the Government of India. 

At the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, Mr. Sivan has worked in various capacities including in External Affairs Minister’s Office, in East Asia Division handling relations with China, Korea and Mongolia, until his recent assignment as Joint Secretary handling Rapid Response Cell and the Developmental Partnership Administration Division that involved overseeing India’s Grant-in-aid projects in the neighbouring countries. 

He has also served in different capacities in Indian Missions in Beijing, Washington DC and as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Seoul. 

Mr Satish Kumar Sivan has a Masters Degree in Commerce from the University of Madras. Mr. Sivan speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada. He also speaks Chinese (Mandarin). He is married to Ms Uma Parvathi Sivanesan and the couple have a son.