Ryan Crocker is a respected diplomat with four decades of experience in foreign service and international affairs.
He currently serves as director on Mercy Corps’ board of directors, using his knowledge of global issues to build the organization’s efficiency and impact.
Ryan is also dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Previously, he served 37 distinguished years in the U.S. Foreign Service, including as U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait and Lebanon.
He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian award, in 2009.