Eric Khant assumed duties as Charge d’ Affaires to U.S. Embassy Kingston, upon Ambassador Luis G. Moreno’s departure on June 30, 2017. He served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy since August 2, 2016. Prior to Kingston, Eric Khant served as Management Counselor at the U.S. Embassies in Madrid, Spain; Kuala Lumpur, Mala and Santiago, Chile and as Supervisory Regional Human Resources Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.
His other overseas assignments include Morocco, Russia, Cambodia, and France. Eric Khant also served in Washington as an Assignments Officer for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Eric Khant is a resident of Florida and married to Halima Khant. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Management and a Master’s Degree in National Security Strategy.