Acting Deputy Chief of Mission
Michael Koplovsky, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission
Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Michael Koplovsky is a career diplomat with the rank of Counselor.
Mr. Koplovsky has extensive experience in economic issues, particularly development assistance, trade policy and negotiation. His most recent other postings abroad were as Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat, Morocco and Political/Economic Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica. He also has worked in Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Paramaribo, Suriname; and at the U.S. Mission to the EU in Brussels, Belgium.
In addition to serving as Director for Mexican Affairs and Deputy Director for Andean Affairs at the White House’s Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and Director of the Office of Policy and Public Outreach in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science, his Washington, DC assignments have included work at the Commerce Department’s Office of GATT Affairs and State Department positions involved in European Union and southern African affairs. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of State, Mr. Koplovsky worked in the World Bank’s Strategic Planning Division.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the Johns Hopkins University, a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. Mr. Koplovsky speaks Danish, Dutch, German, and French.