An official website of the United States Government Here's how you know

Official websites use .gov

A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS

A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.
Douglas Hoyt

Douglas Hoyt's term ended on August 31, 2022.

Douglas Hoyt is the Acting Deputy Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, the entity which provides leadership and serves as the de facto secretariat for the Global Coalition under the guidance of the Special Envoy. He served as the Director of the Office of the Special Envoy from 2020-21. His previous overseas assignments include: Baghdad, where his portfolio included D-ISIS, Iraqi counterterrorism capabilities, and the Popular Mobilization Forces; Kyiv; Vilnius; and Manila. His previous domestic assignments include the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs and the Bureau of Counterterrorism. Before joining the State Department, he worked in business in New York City. He has an MBA from the Thunderbird School of International Management and a BA from the College of William and Mary.

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future