High Commissioner of Canada to Cameroon

Nathalie O’Neil (BA in Political Science, McGill University, 1984; MA in Political Science, University of Montreal, 1988). Ms. O’Neil joined the Canadian International Development Agency in 2000 as a senior advisor to the Education Institutions Program, under the Canadian Partnerships Directorate. She occupied a variety of positions at headquarters at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Status of Women, and as acting Director in the Policy, Planning and Communications division for the Haiti and Dominican Republic Program. She also served as manager and principal analyst in the Operations and Strategic Planning division for West and Central Africa (2011-13). Prior to this, she was a senior analyst at the Privy Council Office, Intergovernmental Affairs. Before joining the public service, Ms. O’Neil worked in non-governmental organizations. In 2013, she began a posting as Deputy Head of Aid at the Embassy of Canada in Bamako, Mali. From 2015 to 2017, she was the Director of Development programming and Head of Aid at the Embassy of Canada in Dakar, Senegal.

Upon arrival in Cameroon a week ago, the new High Commissioner of Canada, Her Excellency Mrs. Nathalie O ' Neil, presented on September 26, 2017 copy of her credentials to his Excellency Mr. Adoum Gargoum, Cameroon’s Minister Delegate in charge of relations with the Islamic World.