Newly-arrived U.S. Ambassador to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana Nicole D. Theriot presented her credentials today to President Dr. Mohammed Irfaan Ali at the Office of the President.
President Biden nominated Nicole Theriot as U.S. Ambassador to Guyana on September 7, 2022, and she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 27, 2023.
Ambassador Theriot served until recently as the Consul General at the U.S. Consulate in Karachi, Pakistan. She previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Prior to that, she was Director for Immigration and Visa Security at the National Security Council in the White House.
A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador Theriot has been with the U.S. Department of State since 1999, and she has also served overseas in Morocco, Germany, Pakistan, Iraq, France, Nigeria, Canada, and Barbados. She has received numerous U.S. Department of State awards, including two Senior Foreign Service Performance awards.
Ambassador Theriot said, “It is a great honor to serve as Ambassador to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and as the U.S. representative to the Caribbean Community. I look forward to working with President Ali and the people of Guyana to advance the goal of a prosperous and safe Guyana.”