Yves M Gagnon

Ambassador Gagnon became a Director in September 2020. Former Ambassador Gagnon joined Global Affairs Canada in 1971 and retired from the public service in 2016. He has been Canada’s Ambassador to six countries including Venezuela and Cuba with a special emphasis on Latin America and also served as Senior Policy Advisor to Canada’s Minister of State of Foreign Affairs and International Trade for the Americas. Ambassador Gagnon has a BA in Arts (1968) and a B.Sc. in Political Science (1971) from Laval University and is a graduate of the National School of Administration (ENA) France (1977).