Policy Speaker Series
October 7, 2010
Louis Delvoie has had a most distinguished career in the Foreign Service and since then in academia. He is a Senior Fellow in the Centre for International Relations at Queen's University and a visiting lecturer at the Canadian Foreign Service Institute in Ottawa. He has written extensively on Canadian foreign and security policy and on international relations. Former High Commissioner to Pakistan with responsibility for Afghanistan, and former Assistant Deputy Minister (Policy) Department of National Defence.
In the Foreign Service, Mr. Delvoie served as Ambassador to Algeria; Deputy High Commissioner to the United Kingdom; and High Commissioner to Pakistan. Earlier postings included Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Algeria, Belgium and Yugoslavia. In Ottawa, he served as Director General for International International Security and Arms Control in the Department of External Affairs; and Assistant Deputy Minister for Policy, Department of National Defence. He was educated at Loyola College, University of Toronto, McGill University, and the National Defence College of Canada.