Ambassadors to the U.S. from Other Nations

The chart below shows the current ambassadors to the U.S. from other nations, and breaks down which of those ambassadors is a career diplomat, a former senior government official, or a campaign donor/political supporter.

Updated September 20, 2016

Group Country Amb. to U.S. is a Career Diplomat Amb. to U.S. is a Former Senior Gov. Official Amb. to U.S. is a Political Appointee
G-8 Canada     David MacNaughton
France Gérard Araud    
Germany Peter Wittig    
Italy Armando Varricchio    
Japan Kenichiro Sasae    
Russian Federation Sergey Kislyak    
United Kingdom Kim Darroch    
G-20 Argentina   Martín Lousteau  
Australia   Joseph Hockey  
Brazil Luiz Alberto Figueiredo    
Canada     David MacNaughton
China Cui Tiankai    
France Gérard Araud    
Germany Peter Wittig    
India Arun K. Singh    
Indonesia Budi Bowoleksono    
Italy Armando Varricchio    
Japan Kenichiro Sasae    
Republic of Korea Ahn Ho-Young    
Mexico Carlos Manuel Sada Solana    
Russian Federation Sergey Kislyak    
Saudi Arabia   Abdullah bin Faisal  
South Africa   Mninwa Johannes Mahlang  
Turkey Serdar Kılıç    
United Kingdom Kim Darroch    
European Union David O’Sullivan    
NATO Albania   Floreta Faber  
Belgium Johan Verbeke    
Bulgaria Elena Borislavova Poptodorova    
Canada     David MacNaughton
Croatia Josip Paro    
Czech Republic   Petr Gandalovič  
Denmark   Lars Gert Lose  
Estonia Eerik Marmei    
France Gérard Araud    
Germany Peter Wittig    
Greece Theocharis (Haris) Lalacos    
Hungary   Réka Szemerkényi  
Iceland   Geir H. Haarde  
Italy Armando Varricchio    
Latvia Andris Razāns    
Lithuania   Rolandas Kriščiūnas  
Luxembourg Jean-Louis Wolzfeld    
Netherlands   Henne Schuwer  
Norway Kåre Aas    
Poland Ryszard Schnepf    
Portugal Domingos Fezas Vital    
Romania George Cristian Maior    
Slovak Republic Peter Kmec    
Slovenia Božo Cerar    
Spain Ramón Gill-Casares Satrústegui    
Turkey Serdar Kılıç    
United Kingdom Kim Darroch    
ASEAN Brunei Darussalam Dato Paduka Haji Yusoff bin Haji Abdul Hamid    
Burma     Kyaw Myo Htut
Cambodia   Chum Bun Rong  
Indonesia Budi Bowoleksono    
Laos Mai Sayavongs    
Malaysia   Awang Adek Hussin  
Philippines Patrick A. Chuasoto (Interim Chargé d’Affairés)    
Singapore Ashok Kumar Mirpuri    
Thailand Pisan Manawapat    
Vietnam Pham Quang Vinh    
Other Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib    
Algeria Madjid Bouguerra    
Angola Agostinho Tavares da Silva Neto    
Armenia Grigor Hovhannissian    
Austria   Wolfgang Waldner  
Azerbaijan Elin Suleymanov    
Bahamas Eugene Newry    
Bahrain   Shaikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Khalifa  
Bangladesh Mohammad Ziauddin    
Belize     Patrick Andrews
Benin     Omar Arouna
Bolivia   Freddy Bersatti Tudela  
Bosnia & Herzegovina Haris Hrle    
Botswana     David John Newman
Burkina Faso   Seydou Bouda  
Burundi   Ernest Ndabashinze  
Cameroon Étoundi Essomba    
Central African Republic Stanislas Moussa-Kembe    
Chad   Mahamat Nasser Hassane  
Chile   Juan Gabriel Valdés  
Colombia   Juan Carlos Pinzón  
Republic of the Congo Serge Mombouli    
Democratic Republic of the Congo François Balumuene    
Costa Rica   Roman Macaya Hayes  
Côte d’Ivoire Daouda Diabaté    
Cyprus Leonidas Pantelides    
Djibouti Mohamed Said Doualeh    
Dominican Republic     José Tomás Pérez
Ecuador   Francisco José Borja Cevallos  
Egypt Yasser Reda    
El Salvador     Francisco Roberto Altschul Fuentes
Ethiopia   Girma Birru Geda  
Fiji Naivakarurubalavu Solo Mara    
Finland Kirsti Kauppi    
Gabon   Michael Moussa-Adamo  
Gambia   Sheikh Omar Faye (chargé d'affaires ad interim)  
Georgia   Archil Gegeshidze  
Ghana   Joseph Henry Smith  
Grenada   Ethelstan Angus Friday  
Guatemala     July Ligorria Carballido
Guinea   Mamady Conde  
Guyana Bayney Karran    
Haiti     Paul Altidor
Honduras Jorge Alberto Milla Reyes    
Iraq Lukman Faily    
Ireland Anne Anderson    
Israel   Ron Dermer  
Jamaica     Ralph Samuel Thomas
Jordan Dina Kawar    
Kazakhstan Kairat Umarov    
Kenya     Robinson Njeru Githae
Kosovo   Vlora Çitaku  
Kuwait Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah    
Kyrgyzstan   Kadyr M. Toktogulov  
Lebanon Antoine Chedid    
Lesotho     Eliachim Molapi Sebatane
Liberia   Jeremiah Congbeh Sulunteh  
Libya Vacant since 3/25/2013    
Liechtenstein     Kurt Jaeger
Macedonia   Vasko Naumovski  
Madagascar Vacant since 11/14/2013    
Malawi   Necton D. Mhura  
Maldives Ahmed Sareer    
Mali   H. E. Mr. Tiena Coulibaly  
Malta Marisa Micallef    
Marshall Islands   Charles Rudolph Paul  
Mauritania     Mohamed Lemine El Haycen
Mauritius     H. E. Mr S. Phokeer
Moldova   Igor Munteanu  
Monaco   Maguy Maccario Doyle  
Mongolia Bulgaa Altangerel    
Montenegro   Srdjan Darmanovic  
Morocco   Mohamed Rachad Bouhlal  
Mozambique Carlos Dos Santos    
Namibia Martin Andjaba    
Nepal Arjun Kumar Karki    
New Zealand Tim Grosser    
Nicaragua Francisco Obadiah Campbell Hooker    
Niger     Hassana Alidou
Nigeria Vacant since 9/28/2015    
Oman Hunaina Sultan Ahmed    
Pakistan Jalil Abbas Jilani    
Palau   Hersey Kyota  
Panama     Emanuel Gonzalez Revilla
Papua New Guinea   Rupa Abraham Mulina  
Paraguay   Germán Rojas Irigoyen  
Peru Carlos Pareja    
Qatar Mohamed Jaham Al Kuwari    
Rwanda     Mathilde Mukantabana
Saint Kitts & Nevis     Thelma Phillip-Browne
Saint Lucia     Elizabeth Darius-Clarke
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines La Celia A. Prince    
Samoa Ali'ioaiga Feturi Elisaia    
Senegal     Babacar Diagne
Serbia Djerdj Matkovic    
Seychelles   Mary Louise Potter  
Sierra Leone Bockari Kortu Stevens    
Solomon Islands Collin Beck    
Sri Lanka     Prasad Kariyawasam
Swaziland   Abednigo Mandla Ntshangase  
Sweden Björn Lyrvall    
Switzerland Martin Dahinden    
Tajikistan Farhod Salim    
Tanzania   Wilson Masilingi  
Timor-Leste Domingos Sarmento Alves    
Togo Vacant since 2015    
Tonga Vacant    
Trinidad & Tobago Vacant since August 2015    
Tunisia H. E. Fayçal Gouia    
Turkmenistan Meret Bayramovich Orazov    
Uganda   Oliver Wonekha  
Ukraine   Valeriy Chaly  
United Arab Emirates Yousef Al Otaiba    
Uruguay   Juan Carlos Pita Alvariza  
Uzbekistan Bakhtiyar Gulyamov    
Yemen   Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak  
Zambia     Palan Mulonda
Zimbabwe   Ammon Mutembwa  
Totals   96 57 21

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