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Brian Szwarc, Ambassador of Canada to Latvia


Brian Szwarc (BComm Hons, University of Manitoba, 1999; MBA, Kennesaw State University, 2008) joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 1999. At Headquarters, he served as director of consular case management and consecutively in the Europe, Arctic, Middle East and Maghreb Branch as director of strategic planning and coherence and as director of integration. He served abroad as counsellor and consul general in Moscow, counsellor and consul in Tel Aviv, counsellor and consul in Almaty, counsellor and consul in Kabul, first secretary and consul in Kyiv and second secretary and vice-consul in Bucharest. Most recently, he was director general of consular operations (2019 to 2022).

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