Casey Mace, Deputy Chief of Mission
Casey Mace began his assignment as the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the Embassy of the United States to the Republic of Singapore in July 2022. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Mr. Mace has worked for the U.S. Department of State for over twenty years, primarily focused on U.S. relations in the Indo-Pacific.
Mr. Mace last worked on U.S.-Singapore relations at the White House, where he served for two years on the National Security Council staff as the principal Southeast Asia advisor to President Obama and President Trump. In that role, he led U.S. government preparations for the historic 2016 U.S.-ASEAN Special Leaders’ Summit in Sunnylands, CA and for the State Visit of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Washington to celebrate 50 years of U.S.-Singapore relations. Immediately prior to his arrival in Singapore, Mr. Mace served as the Deputy Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg from 2019-2022. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mace served as the Deputy Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Political Unit Chief in the State Department’s China office, and the Deputy Secretary of State’s Special Assistant for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Mr. Mace has also served at the American Consulates in Sydney and Guangzhou.
Before joining the State Department, Mr. Mace worked for a consultancy in the Space and Telecom industries. Mr. Mace earned a bachelors degree from Georgetown University, and he has studied Bahasa Indonesia and Mandarin Chinese for his career. He and his wife, Anne, have four children.