Office of the Consul General
Robert P. Sanders, Consul General
Robert P. Sanders, a career Foreign Service Officer, has served in a wide number of positions both in Washington and overseas. Most recently, he served as the course coordinator for the field training course for American civilian personnel working in the field in Afghanistan at the Department of State's Foreign Service Institute. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Watch Officer in the State Department's 24-hour Operations Center. In 2008-2009, he was the senior civilian on a Provincial Reconstruction Team in Khost, Afghanistan. He also has completed tours in Islamabad, Pakistan and Beirut, Lebanon, in addition to two tours in the Executive Secretariat in Washington.
Mr. Sanders speaks Greek, Spanish, and Urdu. He graduated from Georgetown University with Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He is a native of California.