Event Details

Friday, June 14, 2019

BELGIUM: Private consultations with Mitch Larsen, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Belgium

Event Information

Date & time

Friday, June 14, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Washington, DC

Contact

Spencer Cresswell at +1-646-250-7012 or scresswell@bciu.org

Private consultations featuring Mitch Larsen, Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Belgium. Companies should come prepared to discuss their projects and business interests in Belgium. Venue details will be provided upon registration.

For more information, please contact Spencer Cresswell at scresswell@bciu.org or +1-646-250-7012.

 

Biographical Information

Mitch Larsen will take up his position as Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, beginning in August 2017, where he will oversee Commercial Service operations for Belgium and the Netherlands.  He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service of the United States, rank of Counselor.

His previous assignments include: Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy Seoul, Korea (2012-17); Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Santiago, Chile (2007-12); Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Baghdad (2006-07); Senior Commercial Officer for Guatemala and Honduras, U.S. Embassy Guatemala City (2003-06); Principal Commercial Officer, U.S. Consulate General Melbourne, Australia (1998-2002); and Deputy Senior Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy Kiev, Ukraine (1996-98).

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Larsen served in the Commerce Department as Manager of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Northern Illinois (1994-95) and as an International Trade Specialist in San Francisco (1989-94).  He worked in the U.S. apparel industry prior to joining the U.S. Department of Commerce in 1989.

He received a Master in Business Administration in International Management from Golden Gate University of San Francisco (1994), and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oregon State University (1987).