Mark Fleming began his term at the U.S. Embassy in Zagreb in May 2021 as Chargé d’Affaires. He joined the U.S. State Department in 2002, and he most recently served as Deputy and then Acting Director for Pakistan in the Office of South East Central Asia. Prior to that, Mark was Deputy Political Adviser at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, Political and Economic Adviser in Zagreb, Croatia, and Director of Balkan and Caucasus Affairs at the National Security Council in Washington. Mark has served at U.S. embassies in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Armenia, as well as the provincial reconstruction team in Ghazni, Afghanistan.
Mark hails from Richmond, Virginia. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a master’s degree from the United States National War College.