Biography of Consul General Paul Malik
Paul R. Malik is the Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai. Prior to arriving in Dubai, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in the Sultanate of Oman from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Malik is a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service, having served for 23 years in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe.
Mr. Malik's overseas assignments include service at the U.S. Embassies in Lebanon, Greece, Jordan, Morrocco, Tunisia, and Ireland. In Washington, he headed Turkish Affairs at the State Department's Office of Southeastern Europe and prior to that, was the Deputy Director of the Office of Multilateral Trade Affairs.
Mr. Malik holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College, and pursued graduate studies at Georgetown University. He speaks, to varying degrees of fluency, Arabic, French, and Greek. Mr. Malik is an avid scuba diver and collector of ancient Greek and Roman coins.