Last Updated: March 14, 2017
Ambassador Capricia Penavic Marshall
Chairwoman, Ambassador Leadership Council
Full Bio
The Ambassador Leadership Council (ALC) convenes ambassadors from the Washington diplomatic corps who represent nations that share the values and interests of the Atlantic Council. Chaired by former US Chief of Protocol Capricia Penavic Marshall, ALC members engage in the Atlantic Council’s work through private strategy sessions, public events, media outreach, and online and print publications. ALC members also collaborate with the Atlantic Council to host their visiting head of state, head of government, and cabinet ministers to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the global community.

Ambassador Leadership Council Members 

(alphabetical by last name)

His Excellency Kaare Reidar Aas, Ambassador of Norway
His Excellency Pierre Clive Agius, Ambassador of Malta
His Excellency Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Ambassador of Kuwait
His Excellency Sergio Amaral, Ambassador of Brazil
Her Excellency Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland
His Excellency Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France
His Excellency David Bakradze, Ambassador of Georgia 
His Excellency Ahmed Binmubarak, Ambassador of Yemen
His Excellency Madjid Bouguerra, Ambassador of Algeria
Ms. Wafa Bughaighis, Chargé d’Affaires a.i of Libya
His Excellency Božo Cerar, Ambassador of Slovenia
His Excellency Martin Dahinden, Ambassador of Switzerland
His Excellency Daouda Diabate, Ambassador of Côte d'Ivoire
His Excellency Babacar Diagne, Ambassador of Senegal
Her Excellency Floreta Faber, Ambassador of Albania
His Excellency Ramón Gil-Casares, Ambassador of Spain
His Excellency Robinson Githae, Ambassador of Kenya
His Excellency Fayçal Gouia, Ambassador of Tunisia
His Excellency Tim Groser, Ambassador of New Zealand
His Excellency Geir Haarde, Ambassador of Iceland
His Excellency Joe Hockey, Ambassador of Australia
His Excellency Grigor Hovhannissian, Ambassador of Armenia
His Excellency Haris Hrle, Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina
His Excellency Kurt Jaeger, Ambassador of Liechtenstein
Ms. Carla Jazzar, Chargé d’Affaires a.i of Lebanon
His Excellency Nebojša Kaludjerović, Ambassador of Montenegro
Her Excellency Kirsti Kauppi, Ambassador of Finland
Her Excellency Dina Kawar, Ambassador of Jordan
His Excellency Serdar Kilic, Ambassador of Turkey
His Excellency Peter Kmec, Ambassador of Slovakia
His Excellency Rolandas Krisciunas, Ambassador of Lithuania
His Excellency Haris Lalacos, Ambassador of Greece
His Excellency Lars Lose, Ambassador of Denmark
His Excellency Martín Lousteau, Ambassador of Argentina 
Her Excellency Sylvie Lucas, Ambassador of Luxembourg
His Excellency Björn Lyrvall, The Swedish Ambassador
His Excellency Pisan Manawapat, Ambassador of Thailand
His Excellency Eerik Marmei, Ambassador of Estonia
His Excellency Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador of Singapore
His Excellency Hamdullah Mohib, Ambassador of Afghanistan
His Excellency Carlos Pareja, Ambassador of Peru
His Excellency Josip Joško Paro, Ambassador of Croatia
His Excellency Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia
His Excellency Vinh Pham Quang, Ambassador of Vietnam
His Excellency Yasser Reda, Ambassador of Egypt
His Excellency Farhod Salim, Ambassador of Tajikistan
His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan
His Excellency Henne Schuwer, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
His Excellency Elin Suleymanov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan
His Excellency Andris Teikmanis, Ambassador of Latvia
His Excellency Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan
His Excellency Juan Gabriel Valdes, Ambassador of Chile
His Excellency Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy
His Excellency Domingos Vital, Ambassador of Portugal
His Excellency Peter Wittig, Ambassador of Germany
His Excellency Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium

Honorary Members 

His Excellency Petr Gandalovič, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the OECD


Martín Lousteau