Government of Canada
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Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

Ambassadors and Staff

Permanent Representative 
Ambassador Guillermo E. Rishchynski
Executive Assistant Guylaine Laplante
Social Secretary Elisabeth Gorron

Deputy Permanent Representative
Ambassador Michael Grant
Executive Assistant Sophie Mazerolle

Political Section

Minister Counsellor Michael Bonser
Attaché Jonathan Henderson
Counsellor (Middle East, Afghanistan, Sanctions and Asia) Julanar Green
Counsellor (UN Management and Finance - The Americas, Europe, Francophonie, Commonwealth and Security Council Reform) Kent Vachon
Senior Political and Public Affairs Officer Vanessa Wyeth
First Secretary (Disarmament and Non-proliferation, Peacekeeping Policy, Children and Armed Conflict & Women, Peace, and Security) Simon Collard-Wexler
Second Secretary (Africa, Elections) Karen Hung

Legal, Economic and Social Affairs Section

Counsellor (Legal Affairs) Giles Norman
Attaché Ellen Chen
Second Secretary (Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs) Kaitlyn Pritchard
Second Secretary (Human Rights and Social Affairs) Greg Dempsey

Development Section

Counsellor Anar Mamdani
Attaché Natasha Khagure
First Secretary Isabelle Hentic
Second Secretary Erich Cripton
Advisor Simonne Moscovitz-Levavi

Military and Police Section

Military Adviser Colonel René Melançon
Attaché Cristina Mosneagu
Police Advisor Chief Superintendent Barbara Fleury
Counsellor (Defence and Security) Inderjit Nijjar
Deputy Military Representative Major Kent Stewart

Administrative Section

Mission Administration Officer Lindsay Burleson
Attaché Andrew d'Entremont
Property Manager Verter Vergara
MCO’s Assistant Grash Balacuit
Administrative Assistant Aby Lô
Support Personnel Rocky Aktas
Support Personnel Nasser Dessouki
Support Personnel Michael Sheldrick



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