Stuart E. Jones
| Stuart E. Jones |
|Alma mater||Duke University, University of Pennsylvania|
|Member of||Council on Foreign Relations/Members|
Stuart E. Jones (born 1959) is an American diplomat. He previously served as the United States Ambassador to Iraq from 2014 to 2016, and as the United States Ambassador to Jordan from July 21, 2011 to July 28, 2014.
He joined the United States Foreign Service as a career diplomat. He served as Governorate Coordinator in Al Anbar Province in Iraq, and at the National Security Council as Country Director for Iraq. From 1994 to 1996, he was special assistant to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. He has also served in Turkey, El Salvador and Colombia.
From 2005 to 2008, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Cairo, Egypt. From 2008 to 2010, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State at the State Department's Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. He also served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Baghdad.
On May 8, 2014, President Obama nominated Jones to be the United States Ambassador to Iraq. On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jones in a 93–0 vote. He was sworn in by United States Secretary of State John Kerry on September 17, 2014.
As of 2018, he works at Bechtel Engineering, leading the corporation's international and domestic government relations and corporate communications as president for regions and corporate affairs. 
- President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts, WhiteHouse.gov, April 14, 2011
- https://web.archive.org/web/20141217103822/http://m.state.gov/md231727.htm |archive-date=2014-12-17