On July 31, 2017, Mr. Timmy Davis assumed responsibility as the Consul General for the U.S. Consulate in Basrah. Mr. Davis joined the Foreign Service as a political officer and his overseas tours include Guatemala City; Najaf, Iraq; Canberra, Australia; Basrah, Iraq; and Bogota, Colombia.
Before assuming his position in Basrah as Consul General, Mr. Davis was most recently the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Undersecretary for Political Affairs, the office that manages the day-to-day affairs of overall regional and bilateral policy issues, and oversees the bureaus for Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, the Near East, South and Central Asia, the Western Hemisphere, and International Organizations.
In Washington, Consul General Davis has also served as a Senior Watch Officer in the State Department Operations Center, Special Assistant to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Director for Iraq at the National Security Council, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Special Presidential Envoy to Counter-ISIL, and Chief of Staff to the Counselor of the Department.
Mr. Davis is from New Orleans and attended the University of Alabama. He served in the United States Marine Corps for nine years before joining the Foreign Service.