Mark W Cullinane began his role in August 2022 as Director of Bilateral Affairs for Information and Communications Policy in the Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy. Prior to his current responsibilities, he was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Georgetown, Guyana. He served previously as Deputy Director of the Office of Canadian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Before that he was the Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Lima, Peru, and Counselor for Environment, Science Health, and Technology at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mr Cullinane has also served as Political Advisor to Swedish and Finnish troops affiliated with the International Security Assistance Force in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan. Other overseas assignments include Managua, San Jose, and Lagos. His service in Washington included stints in the Economic Bureau’s Office of Investment Affairs and as Staff Assistant in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. He speaks Spanish.
Mr Cullinane earned a B.A. in economics and philosophy from Boston College and a JD from the Catholic University of America.
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