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Name: Beecroft, Robert
Current Position: previous Ambassador

Robert Stephen Beecroft was sworn in as US Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on July 17, 2008. Beecroft holds a BA from Brigham Young University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley and previously served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints in Venezuela.

Before joining the Foreign Service, Beecroft practiced law in the San Francisco office of an international law firm. Beecroft’s previous assignments included service in Washington in the State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs and Executive Secretariat and overseas at the US embassies in Riyadh and Damascus.
Prior to his assignment in Jordan, Beecroft served as executive assistant to Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell and as special assistant to Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage
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