Ambassador's Message

Welcome to the Embassy of Canada in Bern!

Thank you for visiting our website.

Canada enjoys excellent relations with Switzerland and with Liechtenstein.

Our common values facilitate strong multilateral collaboration on important global issues, and our shared commitment to creating economic growth and prosperity reinforces dynamic and growing commercial partnerships.

Canada is a leading commercial partner with many unique advantages. This website provides information to assist you in exploring investment opportunities with Canada and to discover Canada's exceptional capabilities.

This website also addresses questions you may have about visiting, studying or moving to Canada.

For Canadians living or visiting Switzerland or Liechtenstein, this website outlines available consular services including passport and citizenship services.

We sincerely hope that you find the website useful, and we welcome your feedback on improving how we share information about Canada and the work of the Canadian Embassy.


Ms. Jennifer MacIntyre
Ambassador of Canada
to Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Biography - Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre

Jennifer MacIntyre (BJ, Carleton University, 1997; MPA, Queen’s University, 2008) served as special assistant to the prime minister responsible for international visits and summits before joining the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2003.

She was deputy director of the Global Partnership Program until 2006, when she was posted to Washington, D.C., as counsellor (intergovernmental affairs). From 2007 to 2010, she served as counsellor and executive assistant to the ambassador to the United States.

In 2011, Ms. MacIntyre returned to Ottawa, where she became director of the Europe and Eurasia Bureau’s Bilateral Relations and Operations Division. Most recently, she was executive adviser with the Europe and Eurasia Bureau.

Ms. MacIntyre was appointed as Ambassador to the Swiss Federal Council with concurrent accreditation to the Principality of Liechtenstein in September 2013.

She is married to Michael Fink, and they have two daughters.