Thomas C. Krajeski
|Thomas C. Krajeski|
|United States Ambassador to Bahrain|
October 26, 2011
|Preceded by||J. Adam Ereli|
|United States Ambassador to Yemen|
May 12, 2004 – April 16, 2007
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Edmund James Hull|
|Succeeded by||Stephen A. Seche|
Thomas Krajeski was born in Groveland, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, having studied the Russian language and literature.
An American diplomat, he has served in U.S. embassies in Kathmandu, Nepal from 1980 to 1982, in Madras, India from 1982 to 1984, in the State Department Press Office in 1985, and in Warsaw, Poland from 1985 to 1988. From 1990 to 1992, he learned Arabic at the Foreign Service Institute, and served in Cairo, Egypt until 1997. From 1997 to 2001, he served as Consul General in Dubai, UAE. From 2001 to 2004, he worked in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs in the Department of State. From July to October 2003, he served as political advisor to L. Paul Bremer with the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, Iraq. From 2004 to 2007, he served as the United States Ambassador to Yemen in Sana'a. From 2008 to 2009, he served again in Baghdad.
In 2007, he received the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service. He has also received five Superior Honor Awards.
On June 30, 2011, Ambassador Krajeski was nominated by President Obama to be the next United States' Ambassador to Bahrain.
Edmund James Hull
|United States Ambassador to Yemen
Stephen A. Seche
J. Adam Ereli
|United States Ambassador to Bahrain
June 2011- Present