Todd D. Robinson was confirmed by the United States Senate as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Guatemala on September 16, 2014 and arrived in Guatemala City on October 10, 2014. Ambassador Robinson is a career diplomat with the rank of Minister Counselor.
Ambassador Robinson most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. From 2009 until 2011, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala. Prior to that, he was Consul General and Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Barcelona, Spain and Chief of the Political and Economic Section in the U.S. Embassy in Tirana, Albania. Other overseas postings include the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Vatican City, Italy, El Salvador and Colombia. In Washington, DC, Ambassador Robinson served in the State Department Operations Center and as a Special Assistant to former Secretary of State Albright. He is the recipient of two Department of State Superior Honor Awards.
A native of New Jersey, Ambassador Robinson was a professional journalist before joining the Foreign Service. He is a proud graduate of the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Class of ’85.