Marcos Mandojana assumed the position of Principal Officer and Consul General at the United States Consulate General in Barcelona, Spain on August 15, 2015. Mr. Mandojana is a career U.S. diplomat. He has previously served as Deputy Director for Mainland Southeast Asia at the U.S. Department of State; Special Assistant to Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns; Deputy Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia; Deputy Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Lima, Perú; Desk Officer for Honduras and Panama in the Department of State’s Office of Central American Affairs; Political, Economic, and Consular Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal; and Political and Consular Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, the Philippines.
Prior to joining the U.S. Foreign Service in 2000, Mr. Mandojana worked at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), for U.S. Senator Bill Frist (R-TN), and as a biomedical researcher in Brazil and North Carolina.
Mr. Mandojana holds a Master’s degree from the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, French & European Studies, and Political Science from Duke University. He speaks Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Tagalog.