Mr. Sandrolini paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Dr. Denzil L. Douglas where the two discussed local, regional and international issues including crime and law enforcement issues.
Mr. Sandrolini a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service, and holds over 25 years experience with the U.S. Department of State served as a Senior Advisor in the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Sandrolini attained a BA in Humanities from the University of Chicago, and was later able to complete studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies receiving a MA in International Economics and Latin American Studies.
He has also studied French and Czech and speaks Italian and Spanish reasonably well
Over the years Mr. Sandrolini served in Washington, DC in a variety of capacities in INL and other State Department’s bureaus, including the Operations Centre; Oceans, Environment, and Science; South Asian Affairs; Western Hemisphere Affairs; and as Executive Exchange Fellow with US West.
Mr. Sandrolini served as the INL Director at the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem, managing a large new programme to strengthen the Rule of Law in the West Bank and build Palestinian law enforcement capacity from 2008-2010.
He was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See in Rome, serving for extended periods as Chargé d’Affaires from 2005-2008 and Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Calcutta. He has also served overseas in Bratislava, New Delhi, and Santo Domingo in earlier years 1999-2002.