Miller Center

American Forum - Ambassador to the World

Thomas Pickering
November 24, 2014
11:00AM - 12:30PM (EST)

Thomas Pickering
Thomas Pickering

THOMAS PICKERING has had a career spanning five decades as a U.S. diplomat, serving as under secretary of state for political affairs, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Russia, India, Israel, Nigeria, Jordan, and El Salvador. He holds the personal rank of career ambassador, the highest in the U.S. Foreign Service. Pickering has held numerous other positions at the State Department, including executive secretary and special assistant to Secretaries of State William Rogers and Henry Kissinger. Pickering is currently vice chairman of Hills & Company, an international consulting firm providing advice to U.S. businesses on investment, trade, and risk assessment issues abroad. Limited Public Seating; please RSVP mc-reservations@eservices.virginia.edu or Kate Huber at 434-924-7756.

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