Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeffrey K. Reneau

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Jeffrey Reneau arrived in Georgia in June 2017.  He came from Helsinki, Finland, where he directed the public affairs section.  Prior to Helsinki, he served in Kolkata, India where he was the Director of the American Center.  Before India, Jeff served at the United States Mission to the United Nations (USUN), as the Special Advisor to the U.S. Representative for UN Management and Reform.  Mr. Reneau also spent three years as a Political Advisor to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN, focusing on East Asia and the Pacific as well as Latin America in the Security Council.

Before his tenure at USUN, Mr. Reneau served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, advancing the Secretary’s overseas travel to fulfill the Secretary’s foreign policy agenda.  Earlier assignments include a one year term as Civilian Observer in the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai Peninsula, verifying Camp David Treaty limits, in addition to Political and Management tours at the U.S. Embassies in Japan and Belarus, respectively.

Mr. Reneau studied International Education and Policy Administration at Harvard University, earning a Master’s degree in Education.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Georgetown University.