Consul General Kenichiro (Ken) Toko
Kenichiro (Ken) Toko assumed duty as Consul General for the U.S. Consulate General in Leipzig, covering the states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia, in August 2020.
Previously, Ken served as Acting Deputy Director and Senior Germany Desk Officer of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Western European Affairs. From 2014 to 2017, he worked as Deputy Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv. Prior to serving in Ukraine, he was Political-Military Affairs Officer and Deputy Political Internal Unit Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. Ken has also served as Special Assistant in the Department’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research and as Consular Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai and the American Institute in Taiwan.