New Arrivals – Fall 2015

| September 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW ARRIVALS

Tony Negus
High Commissioner for Australia

DIPLOMAT_9-22-2015_0074Tony Negus took his position as High Commissioner to Canada after working for the Australian Federal Police for 32 years, most recently as its commissioner (2009-2014.)
Negus was awarded the Australian Police Medal in 2005, the Bintang Bhayangkara Utama Medal (the National Police Meritorious Service Star from Indonesia) in 2012, the International Police and Public Safety 9/11 Medal (from the United States) in 2012 and the INTERPOL Fund for a Safer World Medal in recognition of his significant contribution to global safety and security in 2014.
Negus holds a master’s of public policy and administration from Charles Sturt University, a graduate diploma of executive leadership from the Australian Institute of Police Management and he has attended the Harvard University leadership program. He is married with three children.

Alberto Arosemena Medina
Ambassador of Panama

DIPLOMAT_9-22-2015_0075Ambassador Medina comes to this position from the world of business. Most recently, he was general manager and owner of Construcciones Avance, S.A., a company that rents heavy equipment and installs and maintains air conditioners, generators and water pumps.
Prior to that, however, he was Panama’s consul general to Kobe, Japan, for two-and-a-half years and before that, he spent two-and-a-half years as logistics and special projects manager for Aurum Global Exploration, a mining company.
Medina has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua and a master’s in business administration from Palermo University in Buenos Aires. He speaks Spanish and English.

Ahmed Aflel Jawad
High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

DIPLOMAT_9-22-2015_0076Jawad is a career diplomat who joined the Sri Lankan foreign service in 1988 and soon after became the assistant chief of protocol.
In 1989, he had his first posting, at the embassy in Sweden. He returned to headquarters four years later as deputy director of the Europe and the Americas division. In 1995, he became counsellor at the UNESCO mission in Paris and in 1999, returned to Colombo in two directors positions.
In 2001, he became minister-counsellor in China, where he stayed for three years before becoming Sri Lanka’s first resident ambassador to Norway for three years. He returned to headquarters as director general for economic affairs and, in 2009, was posted as ambassador to Saudi Arabia, a post he held for three years. Before coming to Canada, he was an additional secretary of political affairs for the west, United Nations, multilateral affairs, human rights and conferences division.

Non-heads of mission

Angola
Kilamba Gorki Gaspar M. Neto
Attaché

Australia
Ashley Grant Black
Counsellor
Lee David Clarke
Attaché
Derek Jeames Bopping
Counsellor
Melissa Gaye Stenfors
First secretary and consul

Bangladesh
Md Alauddin Vuian
First secretary

Brazil
Joao Batista Bezerra Leonel Filho
Army attaché

Brunei Darussalam
Abd Aziz Abd Wahab
Attaché

China
Tao Han
Minister-Counsellor
Danhong Li
Second secretary
Haifeng Wang
Assistant military attaché
Yongjiu Lyu
First secretary
Haisheng Zhao
Minister-counsellor
Yihong Tao
Counsellor
Jinyong Weng
Third secretary

Czech Republic
Josef Dvoracek
Counsellor

Ecuador
Hermes Sebastian Fonseca Manay
Third secretary

Ecuador
Oscar Ismael Ramirez Lama
Second secretary
Ingrid Susana Villafuerte Holguin
Second secretary

Egypt
Salwa Ebrahim Mohamed Elmowafi
Counsellor and deputy chief of mission

Egypt
Tarek Kamal Mohamed Ahmed
Attaché

Ethiopia
Ukubi Hanfere Mohammed
First secretary
Berhane Gebremeskel Weldemichael
First secretary

France
Mathieu Antoine Bernard Schuster
First secretary
Laure Colette Cegarra
First secretary

Georgia
Ilia Imnadze
Minister-counsellor

Guyana
Ilia Caddett
Counsellor

India
Parag Jain
Counsellor
Sushil Kumar
Second secretary

Jamaica
Andrea Delores Mcpherson
Attaché
Cyeth Cylonia Allison Denton-Watts
Counsellor

Japan
Yumiko Kameda
Third secretary
Tomotaka Shiraishi
First secretary
Eri Dygalo
Second secretary
Tatsuya Nagayama
First secretary
Mikiko Kondo
First secretary

Jordan
Mo’ath Bassam Youssif Al Tall
First secretary

Kenya
Scholastica Wakasa Nasimiyu
Attaché

Korea, Republic
Hyunseong Shin
First secretary and vice-consul
Jae Han Jun
First secretary

Kosovo
Lulzim Hiseni
Chargé d’affaires

Kuwait
Ahmad Alsurayei
Second secretary
Mubarak Aladwani
Counsellor

Latvia
Ilze Spiridonova
Second secretary

Libya
Faraj Tantush
Attaché

Mexico
Miguel Antonio Sanchez Blancas
Deputy military and air attaché
Luis Martinez Dominguez
Military and air attaché

Morocco
Abdollah Lkahya
Minister

Myanmar
Myint Soe
Attaché

Norway
Else Kveinen
Minister-counsellor

Pakistan
Muhammad Saleem
Minister

Poland
Pawel Maria Wolowski
First secretary
Kryzysztof Ryszard Kucy
Third secretary

Portugal
Manuel Filipe Pinhao Ramalheira
Counsellor

Russia
Dmitry Zavaruev
Attaché

Saudi Arabia
Albaraa Hassan A. Attar
Attaché

Senegal
Macoumba Sonko
First secretary

Slovak Republic
Milan Vrbovsky
Third secretary

South Africa
Riedwaan Ahmed
First secretary
Fernando Slawers
First secretary

Spain
Sara Eugenia Ciriza Beortegui
Counsellor
Miguel Angel Feito Hernandez
Counsellor
Maria Jose Fabre Gonzalez
Counsellor

Thailand
Chalatip Apiwattananon
Second secretary
Benjamin Sukanjanajtee
Minister-counsellor

Tunisia
Khalifa Mansouri
Attaché

Turkey
Mustafa Cakiroglu
Attaché

Uganda
Allan Tazenya
First secretary

United Arab Emirates
Hamad A. Yousef Ali Alawadi
Counsellor

United Kingdom
Simon Jonathan Hulme
Naval and air adviser
Sarah Lucy Horton
First secretary
Marc James Leslie
Second secretary

United States Of America
Jennifer Anne Cara
Second secretary
Thomas Raymond Favret
Minister-counsellor
Kundai V Mashingaidze
Second secretary
Ronald Nathan May
Attaché
Maria Angelica Zuniga
Second secretary
Andrew Phillip Hyatt
Attaché
Thad Alan Hunkins
Defence attaché
Timothy Hansen Bullington
Attaché
James William Sigler
Naval attaché

Venezuela
Jissette Carolina Abreu Lopez
Second secretary
Andres Eloy Useche Sanchez
Second secretary

Vietnam
Minh Quang Pham
Third secretary
Minh Phuong Bui
Third secretary
Dang Huy Nguyen
Second secretary

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