Nina Maria Fite was appointed as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Angola on November 20, 2017.
A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ms. Fite was most recently the U.S. Consul General in Montreal, Canada from September 2014 to August 2017. She also served as U.S. Consul General in Lahore, Pakistan from September 2011 to May 2014.
Ms. Fite’s previous assignments include serving as the Deputy Economic Counselor in Kabul, Afghanistan; the Political/Economic Section Chief in Luanda, Angola; with the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office; as Regional and Bilateral Environment, Science and Health Officer in Budapest, Hungary; and as the Director of the Policy Planning Office in the State Department’s Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science. She also served in Lisbon, Portugal and Kingston, Jamaica.
A native Pennsylvanian, Ambassador Fite completed a Bachelor of Architecture at Carnegie-Mellon University and holds a Master’s in International Management from Thunderbird – The American Graduate School of International Management and a Master’s of Science in National Resource Strategy (Distinguished Graduate) at the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School in June 2011. She speaks Portuguese, French, Hungarian and Spanish.