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Ambassador Dereck J. Hogan is a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service. He recently served as Acting Assistant Secretary and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Prior to that he was the U.S. Ambassador in the Republic of Moldova. Mr. Hogan previously served as the Deputy Executive Secretary of the U.S. Department of State and Chargé d’affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission in U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan. Mr. Hogan’s other senior positions in the U.S. State Department include Director of the Central European Affairs and Nordic and Baltic Affairs Offices and Senior Advisor to the President’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. He previously served as the U.S. Department of State Representative on two civilian-military Provincial Reconstruction Teams in southern and eastern Afghanistan. His other overseas assignments include Russia, Belarus, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic. In Washington, Mr. Hogan served as Special Assistant to Secretary of State Colin Powell and a Watch Officer in the State Department’s Operations Center.

Mr. Hogan has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He speaks Russian, Spanish, and Romanian.

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