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Deputy Chief of Mission a.i.

Andy Bowen, Deputy Chief of Mission a.i.

Andrew N. Bowen
Deputy Chief of Mission a.i.
Andrew Bowen is the interim Deputy Chief of Mission and current Director of the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Affairs Section at the United States Embassy in Bogota, Colombia. 

Recent assignments include service as Deputy Director of INL Section Bogota, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Quito, Ecuador (April –July 2011), Deputy Director for Andean Affairs in the State Department’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (March 2008 – March 2011), and Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela (August 2005 – February 2008).  His other assignments include Panama City, Brasilia, Tegucigalpa, Mexico City, Desk officer for Turkish Affairs, and a detail to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. 

He holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin in Government and Economics, and a Masters in International Affairs from American University, Washington DC.  He speaks Spanish and Portuguese fluently.

Former DCM