US President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Timmy Davis for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the State of Qatar.
According to a White House statement, Timmy Davis is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Counselor. He most recently served as the Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State. Prior to that, Davis served as the US Consul General for Basrah and Southern Iraq.
His overseas tours include Guatemala City, Guatemala; Najaf, Iraq; Canberra, Australia; and Bogota, Colombia. His domestic assignments include Senior Watch Officer in the State Department Operations Center, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State, Director for Iraq at the National Security Council, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Special Presidential Envoy to Counter-ISIL, Senior Advisor to the Counselor of the Department, Chief of Staff to the Undersecretary for Political Affairs, and Acting Chief of Staff of the Department of State.
Davis served in the US Marine Corps for nearly a decade, including operations in the Horn of Africa and Iraq, before joining the Foreign Service. Davis speaks Spanish and Arabic.