New Deputy Chief of Mission is Jennifer Bachus

Jennifer Bachus previously served as the Office Director for Central Europe at the U.S. Department of State.  Prior to that, she served as a Special Assistant in the Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment; Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo; Political-Economic Counselor in Astana, Kazakhstan; and head of the American Presence Post in Toulouse, France.  She also served in Vietnam and Jamaica, as well as on a fellowship at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

She has a M.A. from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, and a B.A. from Brown University.  She speaks Czech, French, and Russian, and might still manage to mangle a few words of Vietnamese.