Eva Weigold Schultz assumed her position as Chargé d’Affaires a.i. on January 17, 2021. She is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor. She arrived in Bern as the Deputy Chief of Mission in August 2019, after serving as Deputy Executive Secretary to the Secretary of State. Prior assignments in Washington include Executive Assistant to the Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, Deputy Director for the Office of the Arabian Peninsula in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Executive Director of the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council (while on detail to Georgetown University), and Director for Andean Affairs at the National Security Council. Overseas assignments include Tel Aviv, Dublin, Frankfurt, and Kingston.