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Mark Fletcher, Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Korea

Mark Fletcher, Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Korea


Ambassador Mark Fletcher joined External Affairs and International Trade Canada in 1992. During his time at Headquarters, he was the Director of Common Services Abroad (2004 to 2008), Director General of the Representation Abroad Secretariat (2008 to 2010), Executive Director of the Assignments and Pool Management Division (2014 to 2017) and Director General of the Locally Engaged Staff Bureau (2017 to 2021).

From 1997 to 2001, he served in Halifax as a Trade Commissioner in the joint office of Industry Canada. His positions overseas have included a regional role based in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, where he served as Regional Counsellor and Consul (1994 to 1996), and Regional Counsellor and Consul based in Budapest, Hungary (2001 to 2004). His most recent assignment abroad was as Minister-Counsellor and Consul-General in London, United Kingdom.

He was appointed as Ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Korea in December 2021.

Ambassador Fletcher has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Political Studies from Trent University (1989) and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Carleton University (1991).

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