Jonathan Moore is a member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister-Counselor, and assumed his duties as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the IO Bureau in November 2018. Most recently, he was Senior Advisor at USUN for European and Eurasian issues for the 73rd UN General Assembly. Previously, he served as Ambassador and Head of the Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
Mr. Moore has also served as Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy to Belarus and as Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. embassies in Namibia, Belarus, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. At the State Department, he has been Director of the Office of South Central European Affairs, and both Deputy and Acting Director of the Office of Russian Affairs.
In addition to his extensive diplomatic experience, Mr. Moore has undertaken fellowships in the Policy Office of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He has received the State Department’s Distinguished Honor Award, Superior and Meritorious Honor Awards, the Sinclaire Award for language proficiency, and state awards from Albania and Lithuania.