Brooke D. Anderson

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Ambassador Brooke D. Anderson.

Brooke D. Anderson is an American diplomat. She is currently Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State and the Under Secretary for Political Affairs on the Iran Nuclear Negotiations.[1] Previously, she was deputy to Susan Rice, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations and the United States Ambassador and Alternate Representative for Special Political Affairs.

Anderson is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. In 2008 and 2009, she was the Chief National Security Spokesperson and Policy Advisor for the ObamaBiden transition team. In March 2009, she became Susan Rice's chief of staff at the UN, and in April 2010 she was promoted to become one of Rice's deputies and the U.S.'s alternate ambassador to the UN when Rice is absent. At the UN, she focuses on issues involving UN peacekeeping and nuclear nonproliferation.

For a week in December 2010, Anderson served as the President of the United Nations Security Council while Rice was absent from the UN.[2]

On Thursday, December 16, 2010, the White House Office of the Press Secretary announced that Anderson had been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the Chief of Staff and Counselor to the National Security Staff at the White House beginning on January 12, 2011.[3]

On June 15, 2014, the United States Department of State announced that Ambassador Anderson would travel to Vienna, Austria as part of the U.S. delegation to the comprehensive nuclear negotiations of the P5+1 political directors with Iran.[4]


  1. ^ "Aide’s Return to White House Reflects Changing U.S. Role in Middle East". New York Times. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON CÔTE D’IVOIRE". U.N. Security Council Department of Public Information. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Statement by the White House Press Secretary on Brooke Anderson". White House Office of the Press Secretary. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman Leads Delegation to Vienna". Department of State Office of the Spokesperson. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 

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