Consul of the United States Kirkuk - Iraq
Stephen Gee joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 2001, and has served overseas in Vladivostok, Russia; Belgrade, Serbia; and Erbil, Iraq. In Washington, he was a Special Assistant to the Secretary's Representative to the Kosovo Status Talks, and Desk Officer for Belarus. From 2008-2012 he followed UN Security Council issues related to Europe and Africa at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. He became Kirkuk Principal Officer on June 29, 2013 after serving for a year as Chief of the Political and Economic Section at the Consulate General of the United States in Erbil.
Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Gee was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine where he taught business development and ran Junior Achievement programs. He has previously worked in the mortgage banking industry and as an actor. He grew up in Columbus, Ohio and studied sociology at Columbia University in the City of New York, where he now makes his home.