David Reimer was appointed as United States Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Sierra Leone on January 19, 2021.
Ambassador Reimer was most recently the Ambassador to Mauritius and the Seychelles. Before that, he was the Director of the State Department’s Office of West African Affairs. Ambassador Reimer’s other overseas postings include Mauritania; Iraq; Switzerland; Haiti; Italy; Germany; and Belize. In Washington, Ambassador Reimer has worked in the Africa Bureau, Human Resources Bureau, and Economic Bureau. Prior to joining the State Department as a Foreign Service Officer, he worked as an International Affairs Specialist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Ambassador Reimer grew up in Ohio. He has a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor’s Degree, with a major in history and minor in economics, from Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana. He is married to Simonetta Romagnolo from Milan, Italy.