Ambassador Douglas Scott Proudfoot
Douglas Scott Proudfoot (BA Hons [Philosophy], University of Toronto, 1981; MA [History], McGill University, 1996) joined the Department of External Affairs in 1987. At Headquarters, he was the director of the Afghanistan Task Force from 2006 to 2007 and the Sudan Task Force from 2007 to 2011. Overseas, he served in Nairobi from 1988 to 1991, New Delhi from 1995 to 1998, Vienna from 2002 to 2006 and London from 2011 to 2016, where he served as minister-counsellor responsible for political and public affairs. Most recently, he served as head of mission in Ramallah and representative of Canada to the Palestinian Authority from 2016 to 2019.
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