Susan Nan Stevenson is the United States Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea. She was nominated by President Donald Trump on September 13, 2018 and was confirmed as Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on January 2, 2019.
Early life and education
Stevenson earned both a B.S. and a B.A. in multinational management and French from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She speaks Mandarin Chinese, French, Spanish, and Thai.
Early in her career Stevenson worked in product management for the Kellogg Company, including as Category Brand Manager for Children’s Cereal, Kellogg’s Produits Alimentaires in France.
Stevenson joined the Foreign Service in 1992. Her international assignments have included Beijing, Hong Kong, Mexico City and Bangkok. She served as United States Consul General in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 2010 to 2012. Stevenson served the State Department in senior positions for the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy from 2014 to 2016 and in the Bureaus of East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2012 to 2014. She then served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of Public Affairs.