Mr. Kyle Scott

Mr. Kyle Scott

U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia

On September 15, 2015, Kyle Scott was nominated as the next U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia.  He is a career U.S. Foreign Service officer, having served with the U.S. Department of State for more than 30 years.  Among his postings, he most recently was U.S. consul general in Milan, Italy.  Prior to that, he served as deputy chief of mission and deputy head of the U.S. Delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and political minister counselor at the U.S. Mission to the European Union.  He also served in Hungary, Moscow, Israel, Croatia, and at the U.S. Missions to the UN in both New York and Geneva.

In Washington, Ambassador Scott served as director of the Office of Russian Affairs at the State Department from 2009 to 2011, where he oversaw U.S.-Russian relations during the first stages of the “reset” policy with Russia, including the New START agreement, cooperation in negotiations with Iran and in supplying U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Russian admission to the WTO, and the establishment of the Presidential Bilateral Commission.

Ambassador Scott assumes his new post after most recently serving as a transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund, focusing on transatlantic foreign and defense policy, the future of European integration, and transatlantic cooperation to tackle global challenges. He received a bachelor’s degree in German language and literature from Arizona State University and completed his graduate work in international business and finance at Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management.