A post graduate of the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad and School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Mr. Faisal Niaz Tirmizi joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1993.
He has handled bilateral, multilateral, consular and administrative assignments both in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and abroad.
He served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Desk Officer of Middle East, Central Asia, Afghanistan, India as well as Director of Personnel, Protocol and Foreign Secretary’s Office.
Held various diplomatic assignments in Pakistan Missions abroad in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan (1996-1999), Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland (2003-2007) and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (2007-2010).
Mr. Tirmizi has also given numerous talks on global and regional issues at important Think-Tanks and Universities including Chicago Council on Global Affairs, University of Michigan (Ann-Arbor), Purdue University (Calumet), Valparaiso University (Indiana), United States Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs), Iowa State University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Indiana Bloomington, Iowa State University, University of Missouri Kansas City and Emporia State University.
Presently serving as Consul General of Pakistan, Chicago (USA) since September 2013.
He is married with two children.