Mr. Christopher Del Corso is Chargé d’Affaires ad interim at U.S. Embassy Seoul with the rank of Minister Counselor. Prior to this posting, Mr. Del Corso was the Executive Director for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, and before that was the Minister Counselor for Management Affairs and acting Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Seoul. Mr. Del Corso also served as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources (2015-2016) and Senior Management Officer in U.S. Embassy Kabul’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Office (2014-2015). Mr. Del Corso’s other diplomatic assignments have included postings to Brazil, Afghanistan, and Liberia. Before joining the Foreign Service in 1997, Mr. Del Corso served on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps (1989-1993) and returned to active duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2001-2002). He recently retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Mr. Del Corso holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Rochester and master’s degrees from the State University of New York at Albany, Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, and the National War College.
Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy Seoul