Maureen E. Quinn
Term of Appointment: 09/13/2001 to present
Maureen E. Quinn, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, was confirmed by the United States Senate as Ambassador to the State of Qatar in August 2001. She assumed her duties in Doha in September, 2001.
From July 1998 to March 2001, Ambassador Quinn served as Deputy Chief of Mission to the Embassy in Rabat, Morocco. Before serving in Morocco, she was Deputy Executive Secretary in the Department of State from 1997 to 1998, Executive Assistant and Special Assistant to the Undersecretary for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs from 1994 to 1997, and Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Panama from 1991 to 1994.
From 1990 to 1991, Ambassador Quinn was a Pearson Fellow at the U.S. House of Representatives. She served in the Economic Bureau’s Office of International Development Finance from 1988 to 1990 and the Western Hemisphere’s Bureau of Regional Economic Affairs from 1986 to 1988.
From 1984 to 1986, Ambassador Quinn was Economic Officer and Commercial Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Conakry, Guinea. She served as Vice Consul and General Services Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi, Pakistan from 1982 to 1984.
Ambassador Quinn speaks French, Spanish and some Urdu.
Released on September 16, 2001