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Name: Milovanovic, Gillian
Current Position: Former Ambassador

Gillian A. Milovanovic has served as US Ambassador to the Republic of Mali since September 26, 2008.Milovanovic is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration.

She joined the Foreign Service in 1978. Her early assignments included a tour as an international relations officer in the State Department’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Fisheries Affairs. She served as vice consul in Sydney, Australia; staff assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; and as a political officer in Paris following a year of study at the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration.
In 1987, Milovanovic joined the US Consulate General in Cape Town, South Africa, where she served as political-economic officer and deputy consul general. From 1990 to 1994, she was political-military affairs officer and deputy political counselor at the US Embassy in Brussels, and from 1994 to 1997, she served as deputy chief of mission in Gaborone, Botswana.
Milovanovic was director of the Office of Nordic and Baltic Affairs at the State Department from 1997 to 1999, and served as deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden, from July 1999 to August 2002. From August 2002 to July 2005, she was deputy chief of mission at the US Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, and has also served as US Ambassador to the Republic of Macedonia from September 2005 to August 2008. 
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