Biography of the Consul General Mr Md Faruk Hossain

Curriculum Vitae


Mr. Md Faruk Hossain, Consul General

Mr. Md Faruk Hossain is a career diplomat and currently heads the Consulate General of the People's Republic of Bangladesh in Toronto, Canada. He joined the Consulate on 29 February 2024 as the third Consul General of Bangladesh since the establishment of the Consulate in Toronto in 2018. Below is a snapshot of Mr. Hossain’s career:


February 2024- Present

Consul General, Bangladesh Consulate General, Toronto
October 2022-January 2024

Minister, Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UN, New York, USA
September 2021-September 2022
Team Leader, Sustainable Development, Office of the 76 President of the General Assembly, United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA
December 2019-August 2021
Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UN/MEA), Dhaka
February 2015-November 2019
Counsellor, Bangladesh High Commission, Singapore
December 2011-January 2015
First Secretary, Bangladesh Permanent Mission to the UN, New York, USA
July 2010- November 2011
Senior Assistant Secretary, (South Asia-1) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dhaka
July 2005-June 2010
Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Americas, Policy and Organization and Budget Wings)
September 2001-June 2005
Lecturer, Dhaka City College, Dhaka
Alma Mater
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh [Bachelor with Hons and Masters of Arts (English)]

The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia [Dual degree of Master of International Affairs/Master of Diplomacy]

The City University of New York, USA [Master of Public Policy]

Mason Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, Boston, USA (drop out)
Sports, Travel, Reading