Ambassador David Roet began serving as Israel’s Deputy
Permanent Representative to the United Nations in August 2013.
Previously, he served as the Head of the Bureau for Personnel Training in the
Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2010 to 2013. He was responsible for
developing and running training programs for the hundreds of diplomats serving
the State of Israel worldwide, as well as recruiting new diplomats to the
From 2004 to 2010 Ambassador Roet served as the Director of
the US Consulate Department in the North American Affairs Division. In
this capacity, he oversaw consulate activities including political affairs,
public diplomacy and community liaisons.
From 1999 to 2004, Ambassador Roet served as Deputy Consul General at Israel's
Consulate General to the Midwest in Chicago, representing 11 Midwest
states. Ambassador Roet also held a number of other positions in the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs including First Secretary for Political and
Economic Affairs in Seoul Korea (1992-1996), and Political Counselor in the
South East Asia Division (1996-1999).
Ambassador Roet holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and
Business Administration from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a Master’s
degree in Economics and Business Administration, also from the Hebrew
University in Jerusalem.