Kurt Volker Wiki
Kurt Volker was born in 1964 and from Hatboro, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is an American diplomat who served as the U.S. Ambassador to NATO and served as executive director of the McCain Institute for International Leadership.
This week Impeachment hearing will kick off on Tuesday with four current and Former administration in which one of them is Kurt Volker. On September 27, 2019, Volker resigned hours after congressional Democrats announced he would be called to provide a deposition.
Volker was the first witness to testify behind closed doors to impeachment investigators, and since then others have told lawmakers that he was involved in some talks to press Ukraine’s president to publicly announce Trump’s investigations.
Vindman and Williams will testify together beginning at 9 a.m. ET before the House Intelligence Committee Morrison and Volker will jointly testify in a second hearing beginning at 2:30 p.m ET.
Kurt Volker Career
In 1988, he joined the United States Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer in the United States Foreign Service and earlier he served as CIA Analyst for short period.
From 1994 to 1997, he served in various assignments overseas including London and Brussels, and the US Embassy in Budapest and was a special assistant to the United States special envoy for Bosnia negotiations, Richard Holbrooke.
Later, from 1997 to 1998 Volker served as a legislative fellow on the staff of Senator John McCain and then he became the first secretary of the US mission to NATO in 1998. Until 2001, Volker served as Deputy Director of NATO Secretary-General George Robertson’s private office.
Volker also served as acting director for European and Eurasian Affairs for the National Security Council and became the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs in 2005. From 2010–2011 he served as a senior advisor at McLarty Associates, a global consulting firm.
In 2011, he joined BGR Group, a Washington-based lobbying firm and investment bank, where he currently serves as a managing director in the firm’s international group. He worked in a volunteer capacity as the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine until his resignation on September 27, 2019.
On September 27, 2019, Volker resigned from this official, yet volunteer, position. Earlier, On July 7, 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appointed Ambassador Kurt Volker as the US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations.
Kurt Volker Family
How old is Kurt Volker? He was born in 1964 and from Hatboro, Pennsylvania, U.S and he are 55 years old as of 2019. He is the son of Benjamin Volker (Father) and Thelma Volker (Mother).
He completed his education from Hatboro-Horsham Senior High School, Volker graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in International Affairs in 1984. He was awarded an M.A. in International Relations from The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs in 1987.
Kurt Volker Wife
In June 2019, Volker married Georgian journalist for Voice of America Ia Meurmishvili. Volker was previously married to Karen Volker, with whom he had two daughters.
Kurt Volker Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of him is under review. He stands 5 feet 7 inch tall and weighs around 74 KG.