ABOUT THE HONORARY CONSUL
Michael Corey Chan was appointed Estonian Honorary Consul in the State of Arizona by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia in December 2010. Consul Chan has held management positions in government and private industry. He has also volunteered for law enforcement agencies and various boards and commissions. He is fluent in English, Chinese and Spanish.
Michael is currently the Vice President of Human Resources, Operations & Government Affairs for Caritas in Veritate International. A non-profit organization that provides aide and resources to those affected in areas of natural disaster and war. He is also Chairman Emeritus of the Consular Corps of Arizona.
In 2014, Consul Chan was awarded a Papal Ambassadorship and in 2015 was presented with the Pope Francis Charity and Leadership Award in recognition of his dedication and commitment to rendering assistance to those most in need. In 2010, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio appointed Michael as a Captain - Special Deputy in his organization.
Consul Chan studied at the University of Hertfordshire earning an LLB and a MA in Human Resources. He is a member of the Consular Corps of Arizona, a Knight of the Royal Order of the Crown of the Georgian Kingdom "KGK" and is an associate member of the Ancient & Noble Order of the Knights Templar. During his free time, enjoys weight training, snowboarding, travel, charitable work, international affairs and walks with his golden retriever.