Charge d’Affaires, Adham Loutfi

U.S. Embassy Chargé d'Affaires, Adham Loutfi

Mr. Adham Loutfi, Charge d’Affaires for U.S. Embassy Victoria, is responsible for the United States’s bilateral and multilateral relationship with Seychelles. He is focused on managing the expanding diplomatic, economic, and security-related policy priorities shared by the U.S. and Seychellois governments.

Mr. Loufi is a veteran diplomat, with 20 years as a member of the U.S. Foreign Service. He has worked for the U.S. Department of State in assignments that include Dhaka, Bangladesh; Podogorica, Montenegro; Tokyo, Japan; Kabul, Afghanistan; Dublin, Ireland; and Paris, France.

Mr. Loutfi was raised in Oakland, California, and attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. He completed a Master of International Administration degree with the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. He worked for more than 12 years with that organization’s College Semester Abroad office as an Academic Director, where he arranged, taught, and managed semester abroad programs for U.S. college students in Africa, Australia, and Europe.  He and his wife, Crystal, have two children.