Christine Foushee is the Director of External Affairs at the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations. OBO manages the U.S. Department of State’s building program and sets worldwide priorities for the design, construction, operation, maintenance and disposal of U.S. Government overseas property. The Bureau manages a portfolio of properties in over 291 locations around the world, valued at over $73 billion. OBO’s building program includes over $20 billion in workload of capital construction, of which roughly $12 million is under construction and $10 billion is in planning and design.
In her current role, Ms. Foushee serves as spokesperson and manager of the press, university, and industry portfolios.