Bridget A. Brink
Ambassador Bridget A. Brink is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador Brink was sworn in as Ambassador to the Slovak Republic on July 1, 2019. She most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs at the Department of State (2015-2018), with responsibility for issues related to Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and the protracted conflicts in Europe. She also served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassies in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (2014-2015) and in Tbilisi, Georgia (2011-2014).
During her more than twenty years in the Foreign Service, Ambassador Brink has spent most of her career focused on advancing U.S. policy in Europe and Eurasia. She holds Master’s degrees in International Relations and Political Theory from the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Kenyon College.