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Ambassador Larry André

Ambassador Larry E. André, Jr.

Ambassador Larry E. André, Jr.

Ambassador Larry E. André, Jr.

Larry André, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, arrived in Mauritania on 25 September 2014.

He has served overseas as Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2008 – 2010); Political Counselor at U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya (2006 – 2008); Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (2002 – 2004); Regional Environment Officer for East Africa covering 14 countries from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2000 – 2002); and as Management Officer at U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea (1998 – 2000). He also served at U.S. Missions to Iraq (July - August 2005), Bangladesh (1994 - 1998), Cameroon (1992 - 1994), and Nigeria (1990 - 1992).

He has served domestically as the Director of the Office of the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan (2011 – 2013), Deputy Director of the African Affairs Bureau’s Executive Office (2010 – 2011), and as the Deputy Director of the Office of West African Affairs (2004 – 2006).

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. André worked in Chad on a refugee resettlement project (1988 – 1990) and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal (1983 – 1985).

He holds an M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management (1988) and a B.A. in Political Science from Claremont McKenna College (1983).

Mr. André speaks French fluently.

Contact Information

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    U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Phone: 222-4525-2660 or 2663
    Fax: 222-4525-1592
    Street Address:  288, rue 42-100, (rue Abdallaye)
    Mailing Address: BP 222, Nouakchott, Mauritania
    Email Address: PASNouakchott@state.gov