David D. Nelson

David D. Nelson is a former U.S. ambassador to Uruguay. His domestic assignments focused on economic and business policy, including at the White House/National Security Council under President George W. Bush, and as the most senior economic official in the State Department during the first six months of the Obama administration. After retiring from the State Department in 2011, he worked on international issues for the General Electric Company (GE), and in 2018 established his own consulting firm