Deputy Chief of Mission Samuel Kotis

Samuel Kotis

Samuel Kotis joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1991 and since then has had postings in Jakarta, Indonesia (Vice Consul); Singapore (Economic Officer); Washington D.C. (Refugee Affairs Officer); Amman, Jordan (Political Officer); New York at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations (Advisor in the ECOSOC Section); Budapest, Hungary (Regional Environment Officer for Central and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus); Baghdad, Iraq (Political Officer); London, UK (Environment, Science, Technology and Health Counselor); New Delhi, India (Deputy Minister Counselor for Economic and Environmental, Science and Technology Affairs); and now the US. Mission to ICAO. Samuel has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Chicago (1985) and Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University in New York City (1991). Samuel grew up in the small town of Wellfleet, Massachusetts on Cape Cod and from an early age knew he wanted to travel and see the world. Samuel is married to his wife Beth and they have two children, Sarah (20) and Ben (17).