Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Tokyo
A career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service, Joseph Young became Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Tokyo, in August 2017. Previously, he served as Director for Japanese Affairs at the Department of State. From 2012 to 2014, Young was Deputy Foreign Policy Advisor for the U.S. Pacific Command, and he served as Political-Military Unit Chief at U.S. Embassy Tokyo from 2009 to 2012. Young has held assignments at U.S. Embassies in Dublin, Beijing, Nairobi, and Singapore.