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Biography of Glyn T. Davies

Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs

Glyn T. Davies, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian AffairsGlyn T. Davies, a career Foreign Service Officer, assumed his responsibilities as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs in July 2004. In September 2003, the President chose Mr. Davies to serve in a year-long assignment as Political Director for the U.S. Presidency of the G-8 with the rank of Ambassador.

From 1999 until 2003, Mr. Davies served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in London. He was appointed by President Clinton as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council Staff in 1997, a position he held until 1999.

Mr. Davies was assigned as State Department Deputy Spokesman and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, 1995-97. He served as Director of the Department of Stateís Operations Center from 1992 to 1994, after which he attended the National War College at Ft. McNair in Washington, DC, earning a masterís degree in National Security Strategy.

From 1987 to 1992, Mr. Davies served in the State Departmentís Office of European Security and Political Affairs, followed by an assignment as, first, Political-Military Affairs Officer, and then Deputy Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Paris.

He was Special Assistant to Secretary of State George Shultz from 1986 to 1987.

Mr. Davies served in a variety of consular, economic, and political assignments at the U.S. Consulate General in Melbourne, Australia and at the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa, Zaire, from 1980 to 1984.

Mr. Davies earned his bachelorís degree from Georgetown University in 1979. He and his wife have two grown daughters.

Released by the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, July 2004.


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