U.S. Ambassador to Sweden (1994-98)
Amb. Thomas Siebert was the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden from 1994 to 1998 and is a member of the Council of American Ambassadors. After his ambassadorial post, he served as Chairman of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference in 1998 where he was a parliamentarian and negotiator on such contentious issues as Palestinian membership to the ITU. Amb. Siebert is an expert in international business and governmental affairs related to telecom, IT, renewable energy, and clean technology. He has served as a Washington, DC telecommunications attorney specializing in practice before the Federal Communications Commission principally in the area of new technologies. As a Strategic Alliance Partner, he provides counseling to clients on legislative and regulatory matters, government affairs, and federal marketing.
Currently, Amb. Siebert serves on the Diplomatic Council on Energy Security, a non-profit organization committed to reducing America’s dependence on oil and improving U.S. energy security. Amb. Siebert’s particular areas of expertise include: cellular telephone, broadcast television and radio, cable television and various “convergence” technologies designed to advance new telecommunications applications. He is a member of the Board of Visitors of Georgetown University Law School and a member of the Board of Visitors and Governors of Washington College. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the American-Scandinavian Foundation. He received his B.A. at Georgetown University and J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center.