Special Envoy (S/E) Clifford Hart became Special Envoy for the Six-Party Talks in June 2011. S/E Hart works under Special Representative Davies, coordinates U.S. efforts on the Six-Party Talks, and leads day-to-day engagement with Six-Party partners.
A career Foreign Service Officer, S/E Hart served most recently as Foreign Policy Advisor (POLAD) to the Chief of Naval Operations. S/E Hart’s prior Washington postings include the White House, National Security Council China/Taiwan Director, and, at the State Department, Director of the Office of Taiwan Coordination. Overseas, S/E Hart’s postings include three assignments in China, two in Taiwan, and one each in the Soviet Union and Iraq.