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Picture of Piper Anne Wind CampbellBIOGRAPHY

Piper Anne Wind Campbell
Charge d'Affaires, Cambodia
Term of Appointment: 08/25/2008 to present

Piper Anne Wind Campbell assumed responsibility as Chargé D’Affaires ad interim, upon the August 25 departure of Ambassador Joseph A. Mussomeli and pending the confirmation of a new Ambassador. Ms. Campbell has been in Phnom Penh since September 20, 2006 and usually acts as the Deputy Chief of Mission. Ms. Campbell was born in Buffalo, New York. She earned a bachelor’s degree with a certificate in Asian studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 1988. She worked briefly for a non-governmental organization promoting trade between Western New York and the adjacent regions of Canada, before joining the Foreign Service in 1989. She began her career serving as a consular and administrative officer in Manila, the Philippines and as a general services officer providing support to the three U.S. missions in Brussels, Belgium. Ms. Campbell served in the State Department’s Operations Center (1994-1995) and the International Organizations Bureau (1995-1996), before being seconded to the civil affairs section of a United Nations peacekeeping mission (1996-1998). After the successful conclusion of the United Nations Transitional Administration in Eastern Slavonia (UNTAES), Ms. Campbell helped the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) establish an office in Eastern Slavonia, Croatia (1998).

Ms. Campbell took one-year leave from the State Department to earn a Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 1999, with a focus on conflict resolution. She covered Asian issues and Security Council reform at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York (1999-2002) and was Counselor for Humanitarian Affairs at the U.S. Mission to the UN in Geneva (2002-2006).

Ms. Campbell is a resident of New York State.



Released on September 9, 2008

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