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.