Andrea A. Richter
Chief of Staff, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State
Andrea Richter serves as chief of staff to the special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs in the Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) at the U.S. Department of State.
In this capacity, she oversees the day-to-day activities of the special envoy as ENR seeks to shape foreign policy engagement at the critical nexus of energy and national security. Richter has held numerous roles at the Department of State, including covering the United Nations and G8 portfolios for the under secretary for economic growth, energy, and the environment. She completed her bachelor’s at Hamline University and received her master’s in European studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.