Canadian Co-Chair of Atlantik-Brücke
Former Canadian Ambassador to Germany
Bachelor of Arts – Collège universitaire de Royun.
Bachelor of Political Science – University of Montreal
Masters Degree – University of Montreal
Ambassador to Germany (2000 – 2004)
Ambassador to the Netherlands (1996 – 2000)
Ambassador to UNESCO (1989 – 1993; elected to the board in 1989, elected as president in 1991)
Previous diplomatic assignments abroad in Bonn, Vienna, Paris and at the UN.
Now retired from the Foreign Service.
Served in Ottawa as ADM for Global Issues as Director General for International Organisations from 1993 to 1996. Previous assignments at Headquarters as Deputy Director in the Investment and Technology Division (1976 to 1979) and in the Economic Relations with Developing Countries Division (1983 – 1985).
2004 – 2005 – Guest researcher at the German Institute for International Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik) in Berlin.