Lucy Tamlin succeeds Mike Hammer as head of the US Embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

On Wednesday, June 22nd, US President Joe Biden announced the appointment of Lucy Tamlin as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

She will replace Mike Hammer, who held the position between September 2018 and May 2022. The latter has been appointed US Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa. That was at the beginning of last June.

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The next US ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo has to date been responsible for temporary affairs at the US Embassy in Khartoum (Sudan). Previously, Ms. Tamlin held several other positions, including as US Ambassador to the Central African Republic, the Republic of Benin, and Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassies in Portugal and Chad.

Lucy Tamlin received her BA from St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland, and her MA from Columbia University’s School of International Affairs. She has received numerous awards from the State Department including the Secretary’s Award for Exploratory Service. Multilingual, she speaks French and Portuguese in addition to English.

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