Ambassador Adam Sterling arrived in the Slovak Republic in August 2016.
A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, he served from 2013-2016 as Deputy Chief of Mission and twice as Chargé d’ Affaires in the Netherlands. He also served as Deputy Chief of Mission and twice as Chargé d’ Affaires in Azerbaijan from 2010-2013. From 2006-2009 he was the Director for Central and Eastern European Affairs on the National Security Council staff at the White House. His other Washington assignments were as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Europe (2005-06) and as a desk officer in the Office of Central Asian Affairs (1995-97).