Non-Stop flight Zurich-Vancouver for Summer 20181 September 2017
Stephen de Boer appointed Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva2 October 2017
The Chamber is delighted to greet Mrs Susan Bincoletto, Canada’s new Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein in Bern. Mrs Bincoletto has a long experience in business and diplomacy, most recently with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada as assistant deputy minister, international business development, investment and innovation, and as chief trade commissioner. She also served as chief financial officer; assistant deputy minister of spectrum, information technologies and telecommunication sector; and assistant deputy minister, strategic policy sector, at Industry Canada. She has also held various positions in the Privy Council Office and the Department of Finance Canada.
Mrs Bincoletto completed an MA [Economics], at the University of Ottawa, 1984 and Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, 2011.
She replaces Ms Jennifer MacIntyre, until now Ambassador of Canada to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, who has been appointed on June 27, 2017 Canada’s new Ambassador for Climate Change. She will be Acting Director general, Multilateral and Bilateral Affairs, at Environment and Climate Change Canada and has relocated to Ottawa. Ms. MacIntyre will advise the Government on mainstreaming climate change considerations in Canada’s international priorities, and reinforcing Canada’s work with other countries on innovative climate solutions.