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Philip Seth Goldberg (born August 1, 1956) is an American diplomat and government official, who served as the United States Ambassador to the Philippines. He served previously as Charge d'Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile, Chief of Mission in Pristina, Kosovo, and as Ambassador to Bolivia. He also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (INR).
Goldberg is a native of Boston, Massachusetts, and is a graduate of The Rivers School and Boston University. Before joining the Foreign Service, Goldberg, who speaks Spanish, worked as a liaison officer between the city government of New York City and the United Nations and consular community.
Goldberg is a Career Minister in the U.S. Senior Foreign Service. Goldberg has served overseas as a consular and political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, Colombia, and political-economic officer in Pretoria, South Africa. From 1994 to 1996 Goldberg served as the State Department's Desk Officer for Bosnia and a Special Assistant to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. As Special Assistant to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Goldberg was a member of the American negotiating team in the lead-up to the Dayton Peace Conference and Chief of Staff for the American Delegation at Dayton. From 1996 to 1998 Goldberg served as Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State. From 1998 to 2000 Goldberg served as Executive Assistant (1998–2000) to Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott. In 2001 Goldberg served as a senior member of the State Department team handling the transition from the Clinton to Bush Administrations. From January 2001 to June 2001 Goldberg served as acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs. From 2001 to 2004 Goldberg served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile. From June 2009 until June 2010, he served as the Coordinator for Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1874 (Sanctions) on North Korea. He has received numerous honors for his work including Presidential Distinguished and Meritorious Rank awards, and the State Department's Distinguished Honor Award.
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