Adam Shub arrived in Brussels to serve as Deputy Chief of Mission at USEU in July 2015, and has served as Charge d’Affaires ad interim since January, 2017. He is a member of the Senior Foreign Service.
Mr. Shub has served in a variety of overseas assignments in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Most recently, Mr. Shub served as Director of Regional and Multilateral Affairs in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, and as Economic Counselor in Baghdad, Iraq. He also served as Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City, leading work on trade and investment, transportation, energy, financial, environmental and health issues. He also served as Counselor for Economic Affairs in Lima, Peru, helping secure passage of the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, and as an exchange diplomat in France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Other assignments have included France, Brazil, Russia, Venezuela and Cuba.
Mr. Shub’s Washington assignments have included serving the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, as Director for Middle East at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), and as Press Officer in the office of the Spokesman.
Mr. Shub has a BA in History from Columbia College, NY and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and speaks and reads French, Spanish, German, Russian and Portuguese. He is married to Maria del Carmen Valdivieso and has two children, Carla and Alexander.