An official website of the United States government

July 1, 2021

Appointment of Woodward “Clark” Price as Chargé d’Affaires at Embassy Berlin

Today, Woodward “Clark” Price assumed duty as the Chargé d’Affaires at the United States Embassy in Berlin. Price’s appointment underscores the United States’ strong commitment to our partnership with the Government of Germany and the German people.

“I am honored to return to Germany and lead the U.S. Mission until an Ambassador is nominated and confirmed. As President Biden and Secretary of State Blinken have said, strengthening German-American cooperation and coordination is a key part of the Administration’s commitment to reinvigorating our bilateral and multilateral alliances,” Price said.

“Whether it is climate change, the pandemic, or the challenges of strategic competitors, our shared values and convictions will carry the relationship through times when we might have differences in approach.”

Price, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, arrived as the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) in June 2021and immediately became Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. He previously served as the director of European Union and Regional Affairs in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he served as Economic Minister Counselor in Berlin from 2016-2019. His previous assignments include Deputy Chief of Mission in Yerevan, Armenia. Clark also served in the Russia Directorate at the National Security Council. Other previous Foreign Service posts include Athens (Economic Counselor), Tel Aviv (Deputy Economic Counselor), Nicosia and New Delhi. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago and Master of Arts in International Relations from John Hopkins SAIS. Clark speaks German, Greek, and some Armenian and Hebrew.