Deputy Chief of Mission, Libreville
Christopher Tremann is the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Libreville, Gabon, which also oversees the bilateral relationship with the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. In this capacity, he supports the Chargé d’affaires, a.i. in leading the mission to advance mutually beneficial goals in peace and security cooperation, increase trade and investment, promote democracy and governance, and protect U.S. lives and serve the interest of the U.S. citizens.
Mr. Tremann is a career member of the United States Foreign Service. His previous assignments with the Department of State include China, Madagascar, Washington, DC, Saudi Arabia, Puerto Rico, Kazakhstan, San Francisco, and most recently Dakar, Senegal, where he was the Senior Regional Security Officer and a recipient of the Senegalese National Police Medal of Honor. Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Tremann worked as a consultant and engineer in the private sector.
He is a multiple recipient of the State Department’s Superior Honor and Meritorious Honor Awards and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Mr. Tremann speaks French, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese. He is a Virginian by birth and calls South Carolina home. He enjoys water sports, rally racing, and quality time with his wife, Dr. Cornelia Tremann, and their two children.