President Barack Obama announced the Ambassadors to Burkina Faso, Kingdom of Swaziland, Republic of Malta, Kingdom of Netherlands and Mongolia. He had named Jonathan Addleton as Ambassador to Mongolia reports from the White House. President Obama said, “I am confident that these fine individuals will represent our nation abroad with distinction, and strengthen our diplomatic efforts to meet 21st century challenges. I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”
Jonathan Addleton, a career member of the US Senior Foreign Service since 1984, is Counsellor for International Development at the US Mission to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium. Previously, he served as USAID Mission Director in Pakistan (2006-2007), Cambodia (2004-2006) and Mongolia (2001-2004). Prior to that, he served as USAID Program Officer in Jordan, Kazakhstan, South Africa and Yemen. Mr. Addleton also worked briefly at the World Bank, Macon Telegraph and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He has a PhD and MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a BS from Northwestern University.