Henry Wooster is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. He has been Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy Paris since August 2018.
From 2015 to 2018 he was DCM and then Charge d’Affaires in Amman. Other assignments have included Political Counselor, Embassy Islamabad; Director for Central Asia, the National Security Council; Foreign Policy Advisor to the Commanding General, U.S. Joint Special Operations Command; Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iran; Director of the Office of Iranian Affairs; Deputy Director of the Office of Provincial Affairs, Embassy Baghdad; Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary; Deputy Director, Office of Iranian Affairs; Iran Desk Officer; Political Officer, Embassy Moscow; Executive Officer, U.S. Mission to NATO; Desk Officer, Office of Russian Affairs; Consul, Embassy Port au Prince; and Political Officer, Embassy Tbilisi. Before joining the Foreign Service, Henry was an Army officer. He holds an M.A. from Yale University and a B.A. from Amherst College. He and his wife Laura Dallman have four children.