Ms Ingrid Ask assumed her position as Minister Counselor and Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, D.C. in September 2019.
Prior to her current position, Ms Ask served as Political Advisor to the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, General Micael Bydén. She started her diplomatic career in 1999 and has held positions at the Foreign Minister’s Office, the Africa Department and as Head of Consular Affairs at the Department for Consular Affairs and Civil Law.
From 2005 to 2010, Ms Ask served as Political Counselor at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, D.C. Between 2001 and 2005 she was posted to the Political Section of the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria, South Africa.
Ms Ask holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Political Science and Languages from Uppsala University, Sweden.