Clinton S. ‘Tad’ Brown leads the Political and Economic Section in the U.S. Embassy in Nepal, Kathmandu.  Before coming to Nepal, Tad was the Executive Assistant to Secretary Tillerson and then Secretary Pompeo from May 2017 to June 2018.  In June 2017, he graduated from the National War College in Washington, D.C. with a Masters in Strategic Studies.  From 2014-2016, Tad worked in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs as the Office Director for Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and the Maldives.  From 2013-2014, Tad was a Senior Watch Officer in the State Department’s 24-hour Operations Center.  From 2010 to 2013, he was the head of the Political and Economic Section of the U.S. Consulate in Kolkata, covering 10 states in Eastern India.  From 2006 to 2009, he was the Deputy of the Political and Economic Section in Yaounde, Cameroon.  He served in the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya from 2003-2005, first in the Economic Section and then as the Staff Assistant to the Ambassador.  His first tour was as a Consular Officer in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 2001-2003.  Originally from Buffalo, New York, Tad earned a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.  Tad speaks passable Spanish, French, Bengali, and Hindi.  He is married with two children.