The new US Ambassador to Nicosia, Kathleen Ann Doherty, vowed for her new duty at a ceremony organized in Washington last Monday.
According to the information that TAK reporter received from the US Embassy Office in the TRNC, Doherty is expected to take over the duty from John Koenig at the end of September.
According to the official website of the US Department of State, Kathleen Ann Doherty served in different places as director and consul. Some of them are; The Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs of the Department of State, the European and EU Affairs Office, the International Finance and Development Office, the US Embassy to London, the US Embassy to Italy, the US Embassy to Dominican Republic…
Doherty worked as a freelance journalist in many media organizations including Washington Post, before her duty in the US Department of State.
Doherty was educated in the field of political sciences and has a master degree in the Comparative Political Systems from the London School of Economics.
She is the recipient of numerous honor awards. Besides her mother language, she speaks Italian, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.