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Ali Akbar Salehi is an Iranian academic and the current minister of foreign affairs since 13 December 2010. Previous to his appointment as minister of foreign affairs, he was the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran from 16 July 2009 to 13 December 2010. As the head of the AEOI when Iran was facing increased scrutiny in light of International Atomic Energy Agency findings, Salehi was designated for financial sanctions and travel restrictions by the European Union and the United Kingdom. He was also the Iranian representative in the International Atomic Energy Agency from 1997 to 2005. (via Freebase)