New Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana is Mark Berman

Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Mark Berman

Canada is pleased to announce Mark Berman as Next Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana.     

Most recently, Berman was appointed as director general of Consular Policy at Global Affairs in 2017, where he remained up to the present date. Global Affairs Canada, the country’s foreign affairs office, announced his appointment last month.

Berman has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and International Relations and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan. He also has a Master of Laws from the London School Economics. According to biographical notes from Global Affairs Canada, Berman began working with the Canadian government in 1989 as the advisor to the Minister of the Environment and then served as executive assistant to the Deputy Minister of the Environment.

Berman later served as a legal officer at the UN Environment Programme in Kenya, a director in the Office of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development in Canada, deputy director for Human Security and Peacebuilding at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and director for Climate Change Negotiations at Environment Canada.

Later, he was seconded to CIDA’s Multilateral Branch as acting director general for Environmental Sustainability and Economic Growth, then served Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada as executive director for Climate and Energy and Canada’s representative on the Kyoto Protocol’s Compliance Committee.

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