H.E. Mr. Eelco (Ed) Jager, Ambassador of Canada to Mongolia
will feature the season’s third DSS lecture to be held on
May 05, 2017 from 3- 430pm at SIRPA Conference Room 407, NUM Building #5
We encourage attendance from across the wider University community and hope you will join us at the lecture.
Ambassador Eelco Jager’s Bio
(LL.B., University of Western Ontario, 1993)
Ambassador Jager worked as a lawyer and sales representative in the private sector before joining Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as a trade policy officer in the Investment Trade Policy Division in 1999.
His previous postings have included that of trade commissioner in Jakarta from 2000 to 2003, senior trade commissioner in Lima from 2005 to 2007 and political adviser in Kandahar from 2007 to 2008. His most recent posting, from 2008 to 2011, was as Canada’s senior trade commissioner in Brazil, based in Saõ Paulo. In Ottawa, Mr. Jager represented Canada’s interests at APEC from 2003 to 2005 and helped to negotiate Canada’s air transport agreements from 2011 to 2014.
Ambassador Jager and his wife Cathy have five children and eight grandchildren.