On Monday 27 June 2022, Michael Konstantino joined as the new Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the United States (US) Embassy in Luxembourg, succeeding Casey Mace in this role.
The DCM is the Ambassador’s top advisor and serves as the Embassy Chief of Mission in their absence.
"I am excited to assume the Deputy Chief of Mission role in Luxembourg and look forward to leading Ambassador Barrett’s incredible team. In the current geopolitical climate, the close cooperation between the United States and the Grand Duchy has taken on even greater importance. I look forward to working with our partners in the Luxembourg government, business, and civil society to further enhance our collective security, prosperity, and shared values.” said Mr Konstantino.
A career Foreign Service Officer with over 21 years of experience, Michael Konstantino was most recently the Deputy Director of the Office of South-Central European Affairs. His previous assignments include Skopje, Frankfurt, Cotonou, Tel Aviv, Gaborone, Port-au-Prince and the Bureau of Intelligence and Research in Washington. Mr Konstantino is the current President of the over 1,200 member LGBTQI+ employee association glifaa (previously, Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies). His husband, Shalom, is a Public Affairs Specialist at the State Department.