Mrs. Giovanna Zanelli 
Deputy Chief of Mission
Telephone: (202) 261-0270
Telephone: (202) 833-9860 Extension 204

Among the responsibilities of the Deputy Chief of Mission are:

  • Coordination of the Embassy’s functions under the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s guidance.

  • Supervision of the political, economic and cultural information generated by the Embassy.

  • Contact with U.S. Governmental authorities, U.S. Congress, Non-Governmental Organizations, academia, and other institutions.

  • In charge of the Embassy during the Ambassador’s absence and represents the Ambassador by delegation.

  • Administration of the Embassy’s budget.