Luis E. Arreaga

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Luis E. Arreaga
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United States Ambassador to Iceland
In office
20 September 2010 – 23 November 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Carol van Voorst
Personal details
Born Guatemala
Spouse(s) Mary F. Kelsey
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Occupation Ambassador

Luis Arreaga was the United States Ambassador to Iceland. He was nominated by President Barack Obama, and assumed his duties at post in September 2010.[1]

He previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Panama, U.S. Consul General in Vancouver, Canada and as director of the Executive Secretariat Staff at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. He has also served as Deputy Director of the State Department's Operations Center and Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs. Other overseas postings include United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, the United States Embassy in Spain, and the Agency for International Development in Peru, El Salvador, and Honduras.

Luis holds a PhD in Economics and a Master's Degree in Management from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.


  1. ^ Louis E. Arreaga. Biography from the United States Department of State. Retrieved 24 September 2010.