Meet the Reappointed U.S. Ambassador to the U.S. Mission in Vienna, Laura S.H. Holgate

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: January 16, 2022; 11:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

Laura Susan Hayes Holgate, an American diplomat who was already accredited as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations International Organizations in Vienna and to the IAEA for six months between 2016 and 2017, is back under President Joe Biden.

Laura S. H. Holgate, reappointed U.S. Ambassador to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and to the IAEA. / Picture: © IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency / Dean Calma / Flickr Attribution (CC BY 2.0,

Laura S. H. Holgate is an American diplomat who already served as U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency from July 11, 2016 to January 20, 2017.

In 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Holgate to the position again.

According to a report for the committee on Foreign Relations of the U.S. Senate