Ray S. Leki

Director of the Transition Center, U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute

Ray S. Leki is a career member of the Senior Executive Service of the United States government at the Department of State, Foreign Service Institute where he is the Director of the Transition Center. He is also an adjunct professor of intercultural management with the rank of Senior Interculturist in Residence at American University, and an author.

Current interests include leadership, organizational inclusion, engagement, and enhancing personal and organizational resilience. He studied chemistry at Southern Illinois University and has his master’s from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He lives in Fairfax, Virginia.