Anne Casper is the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Burundi. She served as U.S Consul General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2012-2014) and Deputy Chief of Mission in Kigali, Rwanda (2009-2012).
Ambassador Casper’s assignments in Washington include Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Media (2014-2015) and senior positions in the interagency Global Engagement Center and Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (2015-2016). Earlier in her career, she served overseas in Bangkok, Tirana, Jerusalem, Damascus, and Rabat.
Ambassador Casper has a B.A. in anthropology from Tufts University an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University’s School for Advanced International Studies, and is a distinguished graduate of the National War College. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador Casper’s current languages include Arabic, French and basic Kirundi.