Tobias H. Glucksman is the current Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros. He has served as Deputy Chief of Mission since August 2020. Prior to his appointment to Madagascar and Comoros, he led the Africa Bureau’s Nigeria Team in Washington, DC. An Economic Officer by trade, he has represented the United States as Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Nairobi and as Advisor at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. His other past assignments include Deputy Political and Economic Counselor in Dhaka, Bangladesh; International Trade Officer in Jakarta, Indonesia; Human Rights Officer in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; and Special Assistant to the Ambassador in Singapore. He has also served in Washington, DC as a Korea Desk Officer and an APEC Officer.
Mr. Glucksman hails from Wellfleet, Massachusetts. He holds a BA in Economics from Boston University, a MA in International Affairs from Columbia University, and a MS in National Security Strategy from the U.S. National War College. Mr. Glucksman served as a Peace Corps Volunteer teacher in the Solomon Islands. He speaks French, Indonesian, and Cambodian.