Ambassador Glyn Davies serves as the Permanent Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations Office in Vienna. He is charged with advancing U.S. interests in countering proliferation, terrorism, organized crime, and corruption, while promoting the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
Ambassador Davies, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs from August 2007 until his nomination as Permanent Representative by President Obama in June 2009.
His prior assignments include:
- Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor;
- Deputy Assistant Secretary for European Affairs;
- Political Director for the U.S. Presidency of the G-8, with rank of ambassador;
- Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy London;
- Executive Secretary of the National Security Council Staff;
- State Department Deputy Spokesman and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs; and
- Director of the State Department Operations Center.
Ambassador Davies served as Deputy Political Counselor at the American Embassy in Paris and in the European Bureau's Office of European Security and Political Affairs, working primarily on NATO nuclear and disarmament issues. He was a Special Assistant to Secretary of State George Shultz and served his first five years in the Foreign Service at the American Consulate General in Melbourne, Australia and the American Embassy in Kinshasa, Zaire (now the Congo).
Ambassador Davies holds a Bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a Master's degree from the National Defense University.