Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where he brings unparalleled global expertise to his work with clients. During his long and distinguished career in the Foreign Service, Mr. Hill served as ambassador to four countries and in multiple senior positions at the U.S. Department of State. In addition to his role at ASG, Mr. Hill serves as Chief Advisor to the Chancellor for Global Engagement and Professor of the Practice in Diplomacy at the University of Denver.
Mr. Hill served as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and as U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, the Republic of Korea, Poland, and the Republic of Macedonia. In addition, he served as Special Envoy to Kosovo and as the Head of the U.S. delegation to the Six-Party Talks on the North Korean nuclear issue.
He previously served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Southeast European Affairs in the National Security Council. Earlier in his Foreign Service career, Mr. Hill served tours in Belgrade, Warsaw, Seoul, and Tirana.
He is the recipient of the State Department’s Distinguished Service Award for his contributions as a member of the U.S. negotiating team in the Bosnia peace settlement, and was a recipient of the Robert S. Frasure Award for Peace Negotiations for his work on the Kosovo crisis.
Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Hill served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon.
He graduated from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine with a B.A. in Economics and received a Master’s degree from the Naval War College. Mr. Hill speaks Polish, Serbo-Croatian and Macedonian.
He is based in Denver, Colorado.