Thomas L. Siebert
A Washington attorney with over 30 years of private sector experience and a diplomat during the Clinton Presidency in the 1990's, Thomas L. Siebert specializes in international business and governmental affairs related to telecom, IT, renewable energy and clean technology. He provides counseling to clients on legislative and regulatory matters, government affairs, and Federal marketing. His wide-ranging background includes owning, operating and managing various businesses, as well as corporate experience in legal, operational and financial areas.
Ambassador Siebert served as U.S. Ambassador to Sweden from 1994-1998. In 1998, he served as Chairman of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference. The ITU---at the time comprised of representatives of 189 Nations---is the United Nations' specialized agency devoted to telecommunications matters and is the highest decision-making body made up of representatives of governments belonging to an international treaty-making organization. Ambassador Siebert served as parliamentarian and negotiator on such contentious issues as Palestinian membership in the ITU.
Ambassador Siebert currently serves on the Diplomatic Council on Energy Security. This Council provides advice to Securing America's Energy Future (SAFE), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization committed to reducing America's dependence on oil and improving U.S. energy security.
Ambassador Siebert received a B.A. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law School.