Ari Nathan

Indo-Pacific Regional Coordinator, U.S. Embassy in Colombo    

Ari Nathan is the Indo-Pacific regional coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in Colombo where he coordinates development and implementation of Indo-Pacific Strategy activities in South Asia.  Ari has also served in Washington, Nepal, Spain, Iraq, Colombia, and Mexico.  Prior to joining the Department of State, Ari worked for the United Nations in a regional seas program and as legal counsel for the Pacific Island nation of Palau.  Ari has a law degree and a PhD in international relations.