Mr. Amit Kumar Mishra is a career diplomat. Mr. Mishra worked as Consul General in Perth (Australia) before taking charge as Consul General of India in Sao Paulo in June 2019.
Mr. Mishra joined the Indian Foreign Service in 2004 and has served in Indian diplomatic missions in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and in Australia. In his postings abroad, Mr. Mishra has dealt with political, commercial, education, cultural and diaspora issues. From 2011-2014, he worked in the Ministry of External Affairs as Under Secretary dealing with the India-United States relations.
Mr. Mishra has done post-graduation in botany, with biotechnology as specialisation. He knows Hindi, English and Arabic.
He is married to Ms. Meenakshi. They have one daughter.