Speaker Profiles

Gian Lorenzo Cornado

Gian Lorenzo Cornado

Ambassador of Italy to Canada

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1985-1987 Department of Social Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome

• 1987-1992 First Secretary at the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa, Canada

• 1992-1994 Consul of Italy in Toulouse, France

• 1994-1997 Department of Human Resources of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome

• 1997-2000 Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations in New York

• 2000-2004 Consul General of Italy in Montreal, Canada

• 2000-2004 Permanent Representative of Italy to the International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal

• 2004-2005 Deputy Chief of the Secretary General's Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome

• 2005-2006 Chief of the United Nations Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome

• 2006-2008 Diplomatic Advisor to the Minister of Justice, Rome

• 2009-2010 Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative of Italy to the United Nations in New York

• 2010-2012 Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Italy in Washington

• 2012-2013 Chief of Staff to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rome

• 2013-present Ambassador, Embassy of Italy in Ottawa

Born in Brussels, married with Martine Laidin, one daughter named Giulia, Gian Lorenzo Cornado earned a degree in Political Science at the University LUISS in Rome in 1984

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