Daniel Rosenblum was sworn in as the U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan on October 28, 2022. He previously served as U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan (2019-2022) and as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia in the State Department’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (2014-2018). From 2008 to 2014, Ambassador Rosenblum was Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia, responsible for ensuring the strategic and efficient allocation and spending of foreign aid budgets averaging over $1 billion annually. He previously held a variety of other positions in the Assistance Coordinator’s office. In the 1980’s, Mr. Rosenblum worked as an advisor to U.S. Senator Carl Levin. Ambassador Rosenblum has a BA in History from Yale University and an MA in Soviet Studies and International Economics from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is married and has a son, and a daughter.