Delawie, Gregory T. - Republic of Kosovo - March 2015


REPORT FOR THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS

UNITED STATES SENATE

SUBJECT: Ambassadorial Nomination: Certificate of
Demonstrated Competence -- Foreign Service
Act, Section 304(a)(4)

POST: Republic of Kosovo

CANDIDATE: Gregory T. Delawie

Gregory T. Delawie, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, currently serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance in the Department of State. A two-time Deputy Chief of Mission and two-time Deputy Assistant Secretary, he possesses noteworthy policy and leadership experience. His expertise ranges from national security and political-military affairs to counter-piracy and humanitarian demining. Known as an experienced negotiator – with particular expertise in affairs of NATO and the Balkans – and a strong manager – of both resources and personnel – he will bring key skills to the task of advancing important U.S interests in Kosovo and the broader Balkan region.

Previously, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Berlin, Germany (2009-2012), Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State (2008-2009), Office Director, Bilateral Trade Affairs Office, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State (2007-2008), Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Zagreb, Croatia (2004-2007), Office Director, Policy Coordination Office, Bureau of Human Resources, Department of State (2001-2003), Mid-Level Career Development Officer, Bureau of Human Resources, Department of State (2000-2001), Economic Counselor, U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (1996-2000) and Deputy Division Chief, Developed Country Trade Division, Bilateral Trade Affairs Office, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State (1994-1996). He also served at U.S. missions in Ankara, Turkey and Frankfurt, Germany as well as in Washington in the Regional Political-Economic Affairs Office of the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs, the Operations Center as a Watch Officer and in the Aviation Policy Office, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs.

Mr. Delawie earned a B.A. from Harvard College in 1980. He is the recipient of numerous honor and performance awards from the Department of State. He speaks German, Italian, Turkish, and Croatian.