Ross Wilson, American former ambassador. Recipient Presidential Meritorious Service award, 2005, Azerbaijan Order of Honor.
Wilson, Ross was born in 1955 in Minneapolis.
Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1977. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1979. Graduate, National War College, 1995.
Intern Office of Soviet Union Affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1978-1980, economic officer Office of Soviet Union Affairs, 1980-1982, 87-90, political officer Office of Egyptian Affairs, 1982-1984, economics-commercial officer Prague, 1985-1987, special assistant to under secretary for economic & agricultural affairs Washington, 1990-1992, deputy executive secretary, 1992-1994, United States Consul General Melbourne, Australia, 1995-1997, principal deputy to ambassador-at-Large, special advisory to secretary for new Indiana States of the former Soviet Union Washington, 1997—2000, United States ambassador to Azerbaijan Baku, 2000—2003, executive assistant & chief of staff for deputy secretary Washington, 2005, United States ambassador to Turkey Ankara, 2005—2008. United States senior negotiator for the Free Trade Area of the Americas Office United States Trade Republican, Executive Office of the President, Washington, 2003—2005.