On January 20, 2021, Casey Mace assumed the role of Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Mr. Mace is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with nearly twenty years of experience working for the U.S. Department of State.
Mr. Mace began his assignment as the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the Embassy of the United States to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in January 2019. Prior to assuming his duties as DCM, Mr. Mace served as the Deputy Director in the Office of Western European Affairs at the U.S. State Department, where he led the teams responsible for U.S. relations with the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Mace served in a number of assignments focused on Asia, culminating in a two-year posting to the White House, where he served as President Obama’s advisor on Southeast Asia at the National Security Council. In that role, he prepared and accompanied President Obama for his participation in five multilateral summits, five bilateral meetings, and one State visit.
Mr. Mace was previously the Deputy Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Political Unit Chief in the State Department’s China office, and the Deputy Secretary of State’s special assistant for Asia. Mr. Mace has also served at the American Consulates in Sydney and Guangzhou, and in the political section at the U.S. Embassy in Kampala.
Before joining the State Department, Mr. Mace worked for a consultancy firm in the Space and Telecom industries. Mr. Mace holds a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, and international affairs from Georgetown University. He and his wife, Anne Milligan Mace, have four children