New Arrivals – Spring 2012

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

New heads of mission

Louise Hand

Louise Hand

Louise Hand
High Commissioner for Australia

Ms Hand is a senior career diplomat with foreign affairs. Prior to her appointment to Canada, she was ambassador for climate change from 2009 until 2011. Previously, she served overseas as minister and deputy head of mission in Indonesia (2005 to 2009), ambassador to Cambodia (2000 to 2003), counsellor at the Australian permanent mission on disarmament in Geneva (1995 to 1998), third and later second secretary in Austria (1986 to 1989).
In Canberra, Ms Hand has been assistant secretary, arms control branch (1999 to 2000), director, ministerial and executive liaison section (1999), director, business affairs unit (1993 to 1994) and executive assistant to the secretary (1992 to 1993).
She holds a bachelor of arts, master’s qualifying degree from the University of Queensland and an MBA from Deakin University. She is married and has two daughters. In January 2009, she was awarded a public service medal for her work in Indonesia.

 

Non-heads of mission

Argentina
Dario Javier Helbert
Third secretary

Australia
Russell John Page
Defence adviser

Chile
Elena Del Carmen
Bornand Perez
First secretary

Ramiro Navajas Santini
Defence attaché

China
Ji Yang
First secretary

Ping Chen
Third secretary

Yiqun He
Minister-counsellor

Cuba
Yunieski Morales Medina
Attaché

Dominican Republic
Briunny Garabito Segura
Minister-counsellor
France
Alexandre Aaron Vulic
Minister-counsellor

Iceland
Kristin Eva Jansson Sigurdardottir
Second secretary and chargé d’affaires, A.I.

Israel
Eden Avraham Attias
Minister-counsellor

Japan
Koichi Nakamoto
Attaché

Chisa Takiguchi
Second secretary

Kazakhstan
Artem Kuzmin
Third secretary

Daniyar Seidaliyev
Counsellor

Libya
Esam O. Ben-Zitun
First secretary
Abdelaziz A. Almansouri
Counsellor

Madagascar
Philippe Velo
Counsellor

New Zealand
Michael Kelvin Pannett
Counsellor

Niger
Yacouba Mahamane
Chargé d’affaires

Peru Rodriguez
Roberto Rafael Max Arnillas
Minister and deputy head of mission

Philippines
Rhodora Manlapaz
Attaché

Neil Frank Ferrer
Minister and consul general

Miguel Luis Moreno
Attaché

Qatar
Hussain Ali S. Al-Fadhala
Second secretary
Russia
Varvara Dronova
Third secretary

Senegal
Aliou Diouf
First secretary

South Africa
Wida Anscois Cloete
First secretary

Turkey
Ahmet Ozel
Attaché

Ukraine
Natalia Holub
First secretary

United States Of America
Creg Dalton Paulk
Defence Attaché

Alan Leonard Langford
Attaché

David Alan Bradstock
Attaché

Vietnam
Van Huong Le
Attaché

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