Mark Brzezinski was sworn in as the Ambassador of the United States to Poland on December 22, 2021. . Ambassador Brzezinski previously served as U.S. Ambassador to Sweden from 2011 to 2015. In 2015, he was asked by the White House to lead a strategic effort on the Arctic as the first Executive Director of the White House’s Arctic Executive Steering Committee. Ambassador Brzezinski is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Trilateral Commission. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Poland in 1991-93, during which he researched and wrote a book entitled “The Struggle for Constitutionalism in Poland.” In 2010, he was named to the State Department’s Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. He received a BA from Dartmouth College, a JD from the University of Virginia, and a PhD in Political Science from Oxford University. He is the proud father of a teenage daughter, Aurora Brzezinski.