UNITED STATES SENATE
SUBJECT: Ambassadorial Nomination: Certificate of Demonstrated Competence — Foreign Service Act, Section 304(a)(4)
POST: Kingdom of Eswatini
CANDIDATE: John W. McIntyre
John McIntyre, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, currently serves as Minister-Counselor for Management Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Previously, Mr. McIntyre served as the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassies in Kingston, Jamaica, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. Mr. McIntyre was also the Staff Director for Resources for the State Department’s Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs; and, prior to that, he held positions as Management Counselor at the U.S. Embassy, Colombo Sri Lanka and as the Contracts Manager at the U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan. His demonstrated success as a leader and manager, coupled with a wide range of diverse assignments across four geographic regions makes him a well-qualified candidate to serve as U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Eswatini.
Mr. McIntyre’s other postings in the Foreign Service include assignments as Special Assistant to the State Department’s Undersecretary for Management, as a Post Management Officer in the Executive Office of the State Department’s Bureau of European and International Organization Affairs, and as Acting Management Officer/Financial Management Officer at the U.S. Embassy, Pristina, Kosovo. Immediately prior to joining the State Department, Mr. McIntyre worked as a Management Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank, Kansas City, Missouri.
Mr. McIntyre earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and his Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas. He is the recipient of numerous State Department performance awards.