Rob E. Hurlbert is the Acting Deputy Chief of Mission to the U.S. Embassy to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. He previously served as the Director of General Services at the U.S. Embassy in Paris and as the Deputy Public Affairs Officer in the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. His other assignments in various management disciplines include Brussels, Bratislava, Geneva, Athens, Sofia and Kinshasa. He is the recipient of six Departmental Superior Honor Awards.
Born in Massachusetts, first generation American to Canadian born parents, Rob attended Syracuse University, in Syracuse , New York where he majored in Business and Economics. He earned his MBA at Babson College, in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He has two adult children and is now married to Philippe Bertrand (a French citizen).