Ambassador Michael Ratney was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on March 21, 2023. In Saudi Arabia, Ambassador Ratney leads a team of over a thousand Americans, Saudis, and 20 other nationalities in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dhahran.
Deputy Chief of Mission
Alison Dilworth is the Deputy Chief of Mission, Saudi Arabia. She is from Illinois, and joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1997. She has served in Asuncion, Jerusalem, Cairo, Warsaw, and Abu Dhabi.
Faris Y. Asad
Consul General, U.S. Consulate General Jeddah
Faris Y. Asad is the Consul General of the U.S. Consulate General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is concurrently serving as the U.S. Representative to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, headquartered in Jeddah.
Consul General, U.S. Consulate General Dhahran
Jim Sindle assumed duty as the U.S. Consul General in Dhahran in September 2023. With more than three decades of U.S. government experience, he has promoted American political, economic, human rights, military, education, and commercial interests.
President of the United States
President Biden represented Delaware for 36 years in the U.S. Senate before becoming the 47th Vice President of the United States. As President, Biden will restore America’s leadership and build our communities back better.
Vice President of the United States
Kamala D. Harris is the Vice President of the United States of America. She was elected Vice President after a lifetime of public service, having been elected District Attorney of San Francisco, California Attorney General, and United States Senator.
U.S. Secretary of State
Antony J. Blinken is the 71st U.S. Secretary of State. He was nominated by President Biden on November 23, 2020; confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 26, 2021; and sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris the following day.