Fiona Scholand Evans assumed her duties as Deputy Chief of Mission in Addis Ababa in August 2021. Immediately prior to her arrival in Ethiopia, she was the Consul General in Düsseldorf, Germany from 2018 to 2021. Ms. Evans has served overseas in Peru, Tajikistan, Kosovo, Iceland, Kenya, and twice in Germany. In Washington, D.C., Ms. Evans was Transportation Officer and Deputy Director of the Aviation Negotiations Office at the State Department. Prior to joining the Foreign Service and becoming a diplomat, Ms. Evans was a mediator at the Massachusetts’s Attorney General’s Office. She has a Master of Arts of Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Tufts University. She was born and raised in New England.