Before being appointed Ambassador to the United States for Afghanistan, Dr. Hamdullah Mohib served as Deputy Chief of Staff to H.E. The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. During his tenure at the Presidential Palace, his role involved liaison with governmental counterparts and drafting of bilateral and multilateral agreements. He also engaged in the substantive preparation and implementation of official presidential visits to Azerbaijan, Belgium, China, Germany, India, Iran, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States as part of the administration’s strategy for geopolitical and economic integration.

He led the presidential negotiating team for several inter-government cooperation agreements and the formulation of Afghanistan’s national development “Realizing Self-Reliance” reform strategy. Before joining the government, he worked for the American University of Afghanistan and Intel Corporation.

Hamdullah Mohib has been an active leader in civil society among the global Afghan community. For example, he founded and served as Chairman of the Board for the Afghan Professionals Network, where he started a think-tank “Discourse Afghanistan,” and initiated community service programming to support special needs orphans in Kabul, and to recognize achievements of Afghan women.

The Ambassador has a Ph.D. and Bachelor’s degree with honors from Brunel University in the United Kingdom.