Ambassador Scot Marciel

Scot Marciel is the Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at Stanford University’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center and a Senior Advisor at BowerGroupAsia.  He retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in April 2022 after a 37-year career that included assignments as Ambassador to Myanmar, Ambassador to Indonesia, and Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs.  He also served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and in U.S. Missions in the Philippines, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Turkey, and Brazil.  Scot is the author of the forthcoming book, Imperfect Partners:  The United States and Southeast Asia. A native of Fremont, California, he holds an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a BA from the University of California at Davis.