Dr Shashank Vikram, Consul General of India, Birmingham is Diplomat from the 2004 Batch of Indian Foreign Service (IFS). Dr Vikram is a medical graduate. He did his MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. Before assuming the charge of CG, Birmingham, he has served in various capacities in the Government of India, in Indian embassies abroad and in the State Government of Uttar Pradesh.
He has worked in the Embassy of India, Lisbon, Embassy of India, Brasilia and also as Consul General of India, Durban, South Africa. In The Ministry of External Affairs he has served in PAI and OIA Divisions. In Uttar Pradesh, Dr Vikram has served as Special Secretary (Health& Family Welfare) & Additional Mission Director for National Urban Health Mission and as Special Secretary (Tourism) & Managing Director, UP State Tourism Development Corporation (UPSTDC)