Glyn Davies was appointed by Secretary of State Christopher as Deputy Spokesman of the Department of State and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs in October, 1995.
Mr. Davies, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, previously served as Director of the State Department Operations Center, the U.S. Government's 24-hour Foreign Affairs Crisis Management Office, as Deputy Political Counselor at the American Embassy in Paris, and in the European Bureau's Office of European Security and Political Affairs, working primarily on NATO nuclear and disarmament issues. Mr. Davies served from 1986-87 as Special Assistant to Secretary of State George Shultz.
Mr. Davies spent his first five years in the Foreign Service at the American Consulate General in Melbourne, Australia (1980-82) and the American Embassy in Kinshasa, Zaire (1982-84). He worked a year or more during those postings in each of the consular, economic and political functional areas or "cones."
Mr. Davies holds a Bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a Master's with distinction, from the National Defense University. He is married, and has two daughters.
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