Roundtable Luncheon and Discussion with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Peninsula Affairs and Regional Multilateral AffairsEvent Date: February 21, 2018
The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is pleased to invite you to attend an exclusive luncheon with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Peninsula Affairs and Regional Multilateral Affairs, Timothy A Lenderking at noon on Wednesday, February 21th .
Deputy Assistant Secretary Lenderking will deliver remarks outlining the U.S. State Department’s priorities for 2018 in the U.A.E. and engage in a robust dialogue with guests concerning recent developments in the Arabian Gulf and the Middle East region. Mr. Lenderking will highlight the importance of the U.S.-U.A.E. bilateral relationship and review the Department of State’s key achievements with the U.A.E. during the first year of the Trump Administration.
Deputy Assistant Secretary Lenderking will also provide the latest updates on U.S. participation in Expo 2020 in the U.A.E., including the latest details regarding the U.S. Pavilion. Representatives from the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs’ Expo Unit will also be in attendance at this event.
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Wednesday, February 21st 2018
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Timothy A. Lenderking
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Peninsula Affairs and Regional Multilateral Affairs
U.S. Department of State
Mr. Lenderking served previously as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from 2013-2016. He served as the Director of the Pakistan Office at the Department of State from 2010-2013.
From 2008-2010, Mr. Lenderking completed two tours in Baghdad, the first as the Senior Democracy Advisor at the US Embassy, and the second as the Policy Advisor to LTG Charles Jacoby, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq (MNF-I), based at Camp Victory.
Before his Iraq tours, Mr. Lenderking served as the Economic Counselor and Acting Deputy Chief of Mission at US Embassy Kuwait. He was also the Political Counselor at Embassy Rabat from 2002-2006.
Mr. Lenderking’s other tours in the Foreign Service include serving as the Special Assistant to Under Secretary for Political Affairs Marc Grossman 2001-2002, as the Lebanon Desk Officer 2000-2001, and as a Watch Officer in the Operations Center. Mr. Lenderking also served in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and in Damascus, Syria.
Mr. Lenderking joined the Foreign Service in 1993 after a career in the refugee field, where he held numerous positions with American NGOs and with the United Nations in New York, Sudan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Thailand.
Mr. Lenderking received a Masters degree in History and International Relations from the University of Washington in 1989 and a Bachelors Degree with Honors from Wesleyan University in 1985. He is the recipient of nine Superior Honor Awards from the Department of State and the Meritorious Civilian Service Award from the Department of the Army for his service in IraqBack to Events