B. Bix Aliu returned to U.S. Embassy Warsaw to serve as the Deputy Chief of Mission in June 2019. Fifteen years ago, Bix was a Vice-Consul and Deputy Cultural Attaché at the Embassy. Most recently, Bix served as the U.S. Consul General in Krakow. Prior to returning to Poland, Bix was the Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro, where he often served as Charge d’Affaires, a.i. During his diplomatic career, Bix was detailed to Congress as a Pearson Congressional Fellow and served as a Special Advisor to the Representative of Virginia’s Second Congressional District. He also served at the Department of State’s National Foreign Affairs Training Center, where he helped shape the future generation of the U.S. Foreign Service. Bix has represented U.S. interests abroad in Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, and the UAE. A native of Chicagoland, Bix holds a Medical Degree from the University of Kosovo School of Medicine and a Master of Strategic Studies Degree from the U.S. Army War College. He speaks fluent Albanian, Montenegrin, Macedonian, Serbian, and Polish, among others.