Turkish Consulate General in Chicago

CG's Biography

Consul General Umut Acar was born in Ünye, Turkey in 1974.

He received his Undergraduate Degree at the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences of Gazi University.

He started his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1998.

1998-2002         Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of International Political Organizations

 2002-2004       Turkish Embassy in Sofia, Third Secretary

2004-2007        Turkish Consulate General in Frankfurt, Vice Consul and Consul

2007-2009        Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consular Department, First Secretary

2009-2013         Permanent Mission of the Republic of Turkey to the Council of Europe, Counsellor

2013-2014          Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for Administrative and Financial Affairs,

 Head of Department

2014-2015         Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chief of Cabinet of the Minister

Since October 1,  2015 he has been serving as Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Chicago.

He is married with Mrs. Nadia Acar and has one child.