Public Affairs Counselor
U.S. Embassy San Salvador
Tobias Bradford is the Public Affairs Counselor in San Salvador. His most recent assignment was as Deputy Public Affairs Officer in Amman, Jordan, where he served from 2014-2017. Previous postings also include Public Affairs Officer in Maputo, Mozambique; Deputy Immigrant Visa Chief in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; and Public Diplomacy Officer in Moscow, Russia. He speaks fluent Arabic, Russian, German, Spanish, and Portuguese, and is conversant in French.
Prior to joining the Department of State, he worked in the private sector, ran a large language and communications training center and taught university workshops in communications. His university studies at Brigham Young University include an undergraduate degree in Russian language and communication studies, and master’s degree studies in business administration and international development. He was born in Utah, has lived in over 20 countries, and enjoys learning new languages and about new cultures. Tobias is married and has three children, and the entire family loves living abroad.