Mr. Osamah Al Sanosi Ahmad became Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Canada in November 2009. A distinguished diplomat, he previously served as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Poland (2001-2005), where he was awarded the Order of Merit. He also served as ambassador to Iran (2005-2009). After earning a degree in political science from King Saud University, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1979. He also holds a Master of Arts in Management from the University of Redlands. In 2007, he was given official recognition from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia for Distinguished Achievement in performing duties.