Robert Annan Riley III, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, currently serves as Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia. He previously served as Management Counselor, U.S. Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia. With 35 years of experience in management positions, Mr. Riley is recognized as an effective negotiator and team leader who has successfully coordinated a broad range of mission-wide programs. His strong mentoring skills and background as a former Peace Corps volunteer suit him well for Micronesia, which has a strong Peace Corps presence. As Management Counselor in Manila, Mr. Riley extensively supported the mission in Micronesia, background that will serve him well as Chief of Mission there.