Deputy Chief of Mission John Johnson

John Johnson

John Johnson is the Acting Deputy Chief of Mission for U.S. Embassy Kabul, currently operating out of Doha, Qatar. Prior to the establishment of the Doha platform, Mr. Johnson was in Brussels, Belgium where he was the Public Affairs Advisor at the U.S. Mission to NATO.

Since joining the U.S. Department of State in 2002, Mr. Johnson has been posted to Sofia, Belgrade, Washington, DC, Phnom Penh and Jakarta.

He has received multiple Superior and Meritorious Honor Awards. Mr. Johnson holds several degrees from the University of Washington and speaks French, Russian and Latvian, and has studied Bulgarian, Serbian, Indonesian and Khmer.

He is married to the former Foreign Service Specialist Amy Canon and has two children. He is a native of Seattle, Washington.