The Ambassador

Ambassador Samer Anton Naber

Ambassador Samer Anton Naber is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the Republic of Singapore.

Throughout his diplomatic career, Mr. Naber has served as senior counsel and held several leadership posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Director of the Policy Planning (2020-2021), Director of the European Affairs Department (2017-2020), Director of the Peace Negotiations Coordination Bureau (2011-2013), Director of the North America Department (2009-2011) and Director of the Legal Department (2001-2004).

Mr. Naber served as Minister Plenipotentiary representing Jordan at the UN Security Council in New York (2014-2015) with a special focus on UN sanctions and humanitarian affairs. Mr. Naber was also a political and legal officer at Jordan’s UN Mission earlier in his career. He has held several posts in Washington, D.C, most recently as a Distinguished Fellow at the International Republican Institute (IRI) advising on MENA regional issues, as well as head of political affairs at the Embassy of Jordan in DC. Mr. Naber represented Jordan at numerous international conferences and forums including the UN Beijing +5 International Women’s Conference, UN Social Development +5 Summit, UN Drug Summit, International Court of Justice proceedings and UNESCO Executive board meetings.

Mr. Naber holds a B.A. in Political Science & Economics with distinction from the University of Jordan (1992) and an M.A. in International Law from the University of Hull U.K (1994). He is the recipient of Jordan’s Istiklal (Independence) medal of the First Order from H.M. King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein.

Mr. Naber is married and has two children.