About Us Consul General

Mrs. Priyanka Chauhan

Mrs. Priyanka Chauhan joined the Indian Foreign Service in 2004. As a career diplomat, she has served in the Embassy of India in Madrid and in various capacities in the Ministry of External Affairs handling India’s relations with the United States, Canada, Bhutan and Nepal, and as the head of the Ministry’s Finance Division. She has also served as the Deputy Head of Office of the Commonwealth Secretary-General in the Commonwealth Secretariat in London.

Born in 1978, she obtained a graduate degree in Architecture from CEPT Ahmedabad followed by a brief stint practicing architecture and writing for India’s leading national newspaper, Times of India, before joining the Indian Foreign Service. While in service, she obtained a post-graduate degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University, as part of the joint civil-military training in India’s premier tri-service institution, DSSC Wellington.

Mrs. Chauhan assumed charge as the Consul-General of India to Hong Kong SAR on 7 May 2019.

She speaks Hindi, English, and Spanish. She is married to Mr. Gurpreet Singh, a technology entrepreneur, and they have one daughter. Her hobbies are reading, graphic design, and cooking.