Margaret Huber has been carrying out the responsabilities of Chief of Protocol of Canada since mid-December 2010. In this capacity, she is the most senior protocol officer for high level international visits to Canada and outgoing state, official and working visits, as well as overall issues relating to the entitlements and special status granted to the foreign diplomatic community in Canada, which includes a number of international organizations.
Margaret Huber (BA, McGill University; MA, University of Ottawa; Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School) joined the Canadian Foreign Service after graduate school and has served abroad in Washington, New York, Manila, Brussels. She has also served as Consul General in Osaka, as well as Milan, and as Ambassador to the Czech and Slovak Republics, as High Commissioner to Pakistan and most recently as Ambassador to Jordan and Iraq. In Ottawa she has served with the Japan Trade Development Division; U.S. Trade Policy Division; GATT Trade Policy Division; as Director, European Community Trade and Economic Relations Division; Director General, Export and Import Controls Bureau; and Director General, North Asia and Pacific Bureau.
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Margaret Huber, Chief of Protocol of Canada at the Citadelle of Québec, in February 2011.