Director CA/P, Office of Policy Coordination and Public Affairs, Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs
Jill Esposito is a Foreign Service Officer who has served in a variety of positions, both in Washington, DC, and overseas. Jill most recently served at the U.S. Embassy in Reykjavik, where she ran the mission as Chargé d’Affaires. Prior to her tour in Iceland, Jill served as Consul General at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, with responsibility for coordinating consular affairs throughout the three U.S. Posts operating in Iraq. Previous assignments include postings as the Director of Public and Diplomatic Liaison for the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Visa Office, and Director of Consular Training at the State Department’s diplomatic training institute. Jill’s diplomatic postings overseas include assignment in Ottawa, Canada, Lima, Peru, Chiang Mai, Thailand, and Hamilton, Bermuda. She also served at a Canadian-led Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, helping to transition the base from Canadian control to U.S. leadership and management. Jill speaks Thai and Spanish, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Georgetown University as well a Master’s degree in Asian Studies from the University of Hawaii, where she was a grantee at the East-West Center. An avid skier and hiker, Jill spends as much time as she can with her two college-aged daughters, who share her love for the outdoors.