Deputy Chief of Mission Kurt D. Donnelly

Kurt Donnelly is a career Foreign Service Officer, who arrived in Belgrade in August 2016.  Mr. Donnelly’s recent assignments include Political Advisor at the U.S. Mission to NATO, head of the Political Military Section at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, and two years on the White House National Security Staff (NSS) as the Director for Central Asia.  Mr. Donnelly’s overseas assignments include Ankara, Turkey, Budapest, Hungary, Moscow, Russia and Bonn, Germany.  Mr. Donnelly also served several Washington assignments, including the Director of the Office of International Religious Freedom, Director of the Office of Central Asian Affairs, and Desk Officer for Ukraine and Romania.