Lesslie C. Viguerie assumed the position of Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Tashkent in August 2015. A career Foreign Service Officer, he previously served in Washington as Director for Europe and Asia in the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau and as Director for Central Asia in the South and Central Asia Bureau. Aside from earlier assignments in Moscow and New Delhi, Lesslie served as Senior Director for the Interagency Rule of Law Section in U.S. Embassy Kabul, as well as in Dhaka and Porto Alegre. In Washington, he has served on the State Department’s Pakistan desk and in the U.N. Political Affairs Office.
Mr. Viguerie is a graduate of George Washington and Catholic Universities and is a member of the District of Colombia Bar Association. He is married and has three children.