Jennifer Haskell, Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim, at the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service.
Ms. Haskell was previously the Minister Counselor for Management Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa. Ms. Haskell joined the Foreign Service in 1988. Before arriving in Pretoria in August of 2016, she was on detail outside the Department with the NGO Climate Interactive. Ms. Haskell has served as the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Cooperation in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and at U.S. embassies in Manila, Prague, Tel Aviv, Mexico City, Ouagadougou, and Santo Domingo, working in consular affairs, and narcotics and law enforcement, as well as management.
Ms. Haskell holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a double-major BA in International Studies and Political Science from the University of Oregon. She is the recipient of several superior and meritorious honor awards. She is married to Todd P. Haskell, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Congo, and they have three sons.