Senior Commercial Officer, American Embassy
Judy Reinke assumed the position of Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs in August 2010.
In this capacity, she is the senior representative of the U.S. Department of Commerce responsible for the operations of the U.S. Commercial Service in India, supervising the strategic program of seven offices dedicated to helping U.S. businesses enter the Indian market. She also oversees the Indian based operations of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Market Access and Compliance Division of the International Trade Administration.
Prior to this position, Judy served as the Regional Director for Western Europe overseeing the operations of the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) at U.S. Embassies and Consulates in 14 countries in Europe, as well as the CS liaison office at the European Union. Previously, Ms. Reinke had served as the Senior Commercial Officer in Manila, Philippines (2005 to 2008) and in Bangkok, Thailand (2002-2005). She also served as Deputy Senior Commercial Officer in Jakarta, Indonesia from 1999-2002, responsible for overseeing the operations of the U.S. Commercial Center; Commercial Attache in Bonn, Germany (1993-1998); and Commercial Officer with responsibility for export control matters in Bern, Switzerland (1990-1992). Ms. Reinke began her career at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. Department of Commerce in the Bureau of Export Administration (1986-1990) and in the Import Administration (1983-1986).
Ms. Reinke holds a Masters in Public Administration from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College. Judy is a permanent resident of Fairfax, VA, and was raised in Provo, Utah, having moved frequently as the daughter of a U. S. Army Officer. She is married to Mr. Edwin Reinke and has a daughter, Katherine.