Louise Léger : Consul General of Canada in Miami
Louise Léger (BSc [Economics], Université de Moncton, 1980) joined the Department of Industry, Trade and Commerce as a trade commissioner in 1981.
Her career at Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada has included postings to Colombia, Switzerland and Israel. In 1995, she was appointed ambassador to Panama, and in 2001 ambassador to Costa Rica, with concurrent accreditation to Nicaragua and Honduras.
In Ottawa, Ms. Léger has held the positions of deputy director of the Eastern Europe Commercial Relations Division as well as executive director and deputy director general at the Summit of the Americas Bureau.
Ms. Léger has also twice served as director general of Trade Commissioner Service, leading the Operations Bureau as well as the Client Services Bureau. Ms. Léger began her tenure as Consul General of Canada in Miami in September 2009.