Prior to his current position as visiting instructor, Thomas Walsh has worked in a variety of domestic and international positions as a member of the U.S. Foreign Service with the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Walsh joined the Foreign Service in September 1993.
From 2009-2011, Mr. Walsh worked as a financial economist in the Office of Investment Affairs (OIA) within the Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs (EEB) at the Department of State where he served as the Department’s liaison with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the Department of the Treasury’s International Tax Counsel. Earlier domestic assignment have included the positions as principal economic officer on the German desk, responsible for monitoring all aspects of transatlantic economic relations with Germany, as well as a prior assignment in the Economic Bureau as an economic officer covering intellectual property protection and competition/antitrust policy with international fora including OECD and the WTO. From 2006-2009 he served as Deputy of the Embassy’s Political –Economic/Commercial Division in the U.S. Embassy Wellington, New Zealand where he had primary responsibility for all economic and commercial bilateral trade policy and non-military counter-terrorism issues. Other overseas assignments have included the position of Political/Economic Counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Suriname and assignments in the U.S. Consulate in Düsseldorf, Germany and the U.S Consulate in Toronto, Canada.
Research history is not available at this time.
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