William H. Moser was confirmed on August 2, 2011 by the U.S. Senate to become the next U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Moldova. He was sworn in on September 6, 2011.
Ambassador Moser has had a distinguished career as a member of the U.S. Foreign Service. Since joining the diplomatic corps in 1984, he has served in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Suriname, and Mali.
Most recently, Ambassador Moser served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Logistics Management at the U.S. Department of State. In Washington, DC, he was also previously the Director of Global Support Services and Innovation, the Deputy Executive Director for European and Eurasian Affairs, and a Post Management Officer in the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs.
Ambassador Moser’s overseas assignments have included tours as the Management Counselor at U.S. Embassy Kiev; Energy Attaché/Economic Officer and Management Officer at U.S. Embassy Almaty; and Administrative Officer at U.S. Embassy Paramaribo. He also served as the Financial Management Officer at U.S. Embassy Cairo and a Consular Officer/Staff Assistant at U.S. Embassy Bonn. Ambassador Moser began his diplomatic career as the General Services Officer at U.S. Embassy Bamako in Mali. He is fluent in German, French, and Russian.
A dedicated public servant, Ambassador Moser has won numerous commendations throughout his career for his contributions to international affairs, management, and public policy. In July 2011, Ambassador Moser was awarded the Secretary of Defense’s Medal for Distinguished Civilian Service. In 2003, he won the Leamon R. Hunt Award for Administrative Excellence.
Born and raised in North Carolina, Ambassador Moser received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is married and has three children.