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ambassador , international organization official

Richard Henry Jones, American international organization official, retired ambassador.


Jones, Richard Henry was born on August 26, 1950 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College, 1972. Master of Science in Business, University Wisconsin, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Business and Statistics, University Wisconsin, 1980.


With United States Foreign Service, 1976—2008, member United States Mission to Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Paris, 1980—1983, petroleum attache, economic advisory Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1984—1986, counselor political affairs Saudi Arabia, 1989—1992. Director Office of Developed Country Trade, Bureau Economic & Business Affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1987—1989, director office Egyptian affairs, 1993—1995, United States ambassador to Lebanon Beirut, 1996—1998, United States ambassador to Kazakhstan Almaty, 1998—2001, United States ambassador to Kuwait Kuwait City, 2001—2004. Chief policy officer, deputy administrator Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad, Iraq, 2003—2004.

Senior advisory and policy coordinator on Iraq, Office of Secretary of State United States Department State, Washington, 2005, United States ambassador to Israel Tel Aviv, 2005—2008. Deputy executive director International Energy Agency (Institute of Economic Affairs), Paris, since 2008.


Married Joan C. Wiener, 1973. 4 children.

Joan C. Wiener