Robert Stephen Ford became United States Ambassador to Syria in January 2011.
He is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. Immediately prior to this, he worked for the State Department’s Inspector General’s Office. Ford served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq and prior to that he was the U.S. Ambassador to Algeria. He has also served at a number of other posts since entering the Foreign Service in 1985, including Manama, Izmir, Cairo, Algiers, and Yaoundé.
Ford earned a Master of Arts from Johns Hopkins University in 1983.
Embassy of the United States of America
Abou Roumaneh, 2 Al Mansour Street
P.O. Box 29