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Matthew H.

Ambassador (ret) Matthew H. Tueller served as Chief of Mission in Iraq (2019-2022), Yemen (2014-2019), and Kuwait (2011-2014). Ambassador Tueller, of the State of Utah, also served overseas as Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy Cairo; Political Minister Counselor at Embassy Baghdad; Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy Kuwait; Political Counselor at Embassy Riyadh; Chief of the U.S. Office in Aden, Yemen; Deputy Chief of Mission at Embassy Doha; Political Officer at Embassy London; and Political Officer and Consular Officer at Embassy Amman. His Washington assignments included Deputy Director in the Office of Northern Gulf Affairs and Egypt Desk Officer. Ambassador Tueller holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University and a M.P.P. from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is married to DeNeece Gurney of Provo, Utah and together they have five children.

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