Acting Consul General

Alan Purcell

Mr. Alan Purcell arrived in Bermuda on January 25, 2021, to assume the duties of Acting U.S. Consul General.

A career Foreign Service Officer, Mr. Purcell served most recently as the Freedom of Information Act Coordinator for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs in the State Department. His professional experience includes serving in the following positions: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (2019-20); Director of the Office of European Affairs in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (2018-19); Political Counselor in Kyiv, Ukraine (2014-17); Deputy Director of the Office of Caucasus Affairs and Regional Conflicts (2011-13); Eastern Mediterranean Regional Counterterrorism Coordinator, based in Athens, Greece (2008-11); Political Officer in Tbilisi, Georgia (2006-08); Belarus desk officer (2004-06); Political Officer in Chisinau, Moldova (2002-04); Consular Officer in Budapest, Hungary (1999-2001).

As the Acting Consul General, Mr. Purcell manages a team whose mission is to protect U.S. citizens in Bermuda and to deepen the strong economic and cultural ties between the United States and Bermuda.