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United States ambassador to Azerbaijan

Matthew J. Bryza, United States ambassador to Azerbaijan.


Bryza, Matthew J. was born in 1964.


Bachelor in International Relations, Stanford University, 1986. Master of Arts in International Relations, Tufts University, 1988.


Joinded United States Foreign Service, 1988. Served at United States Consulate, Poznan, Poland, United States Embassy, Warsaw, 1989—1991, special assistant to ambassador then political officer Moscow, 1995—1997. Worked on European and Russian affairs United States Department State, 1991—1995, special advisor to ambassador Caucasus and Central America, 1997—1998, deputy to special advisor to president & secretary on Caspian Basin Energy Diplomacy Washington, 1998—2001, deputy assistant secretary for European & Eurasian Affairs, 2005—2011, United States ambassador to Azerbaiban Baku, since 2011.

Director Europe & Eurasia National Security Council, Washington, 2001—2005.


Married Zeyno Baran, August 23, 2007.

Zeyno Baran