Personal tools
You are here: Home Member Directory Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard

Ambassador Thomas C. Hubbard

    NCNK Honorary Co-Chair

    Senior Director
    Kissinger McLarty Associates

Working Groups

    Security

Biography

    Ambassador Thomas Hubbard is Senior Director at Kissinger McLarty Associates in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in Asian affairs. A career Foreign Service Officer for nearly forty years, he served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea from 2001 to 2004, and before that as Ambassador to the Philippines from 1996-2000. Earlier in his career he served seven years in Japan, and is a Japanese speaker; and was Deputy Chief of Mission and acting Ambassador in Malaysia.

    Ambassador Hubbard held key Washington postings including Philippines desk officer, country director for Japan, and principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs. Increasingly involved in Korean Peninsular affairs in the 1990s, Ambassador Hubbard was a principal negotiator of the 1994 Agreed Framework aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program, and headed the first senior level U.S. government delegation to North Korea. He was also President Clinton's envoy to promote human rights and democracy in Burma. He received his B.A. in political science in 1965 from the University of Alabama and has been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Maryland and the University of Alabama.






Views expressed by individual National Committee on North Korea members are their own and should not be attributed to the National Committee itself. With the exception of statements that have been approved by the membership, NCNK does not advocate particular policies or take positions on issues.

Organizations are listed for identification purposes only.