Sean E. Doocey – Permanent Representative

Mr. Sean E. Doocey

Representative of the United States of America
on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
U.S. Department of State

Sean Doocey was appointed by President Trump in April 2020 to serve as the seventeenth Permanent Representative of the United States of America on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Immediately prior, Sean served as the Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House.  As a member of the White House senior staff and the president’s chief advisor on personnel, he met regularly with the president and cabinet members to recommend individuals to fill the executive branch’s senior most leadership roles including those at the Department of Transportation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration and National Transportation Safety Board.  He regularly conferred with senators, congressmen, governors and industry executives to drive domestic and international policy by strategically placing individuals in key decision-making positions.  He joined the administration after having served as the Director of Research for the Presidential Transition Team.

Prior to rejoining the federal government, Sean worked as a Director at a national security consulting firm focused on human capital issues for a globally deployed workforce.  He also worked for a Washington, DC think-tank.  He began his career in Washington, DC as a Staff Assistant at the White House during the Bush administration.