Speakers

Eric Walsh (Berlin, Germany)

Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Canada to the Federal Republic of Germany

As Minister (Deputy Head of Mission) at the Canadian Embassy in Berlin, Mr. Walsh works closely with Ambassador Marie Gervais-Vidricaire to deliver on Canada’s strategic priorities in Germany, and oversees Embassy operations as well as those of the Canadian consulates in Munich and Düsseldorf.

Born in London, Ontario, Mr. Walsh grew up in Toronto and studied at McGill University in Montreal before joining Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada in 1995.  His previous international assignments include Geneva, Bucharest and Ankara.  In Ottawa he has served as Director, North Asia Relations and Regional Policy Coordinator, Middle East/North Africa in addition to assignments in the Non-Proliferation, Arms control and Disarmament division (anti-personnel mines), the North American and Euro-Atlantic Security and Defence Relations division, the Central Europe division and the Southern Europe division.

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