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His Excellency Ambassador Randolph Mank, BA, MA, DFNWC

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: His Excellency Ambassador Randolph Mank, BA, MA, DFNWC

His Excellency Ambassador Randolph Mank is a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College. He has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and his career has included international business and diplomacy with special focus on Asia, IT, energy, mining and industrial sectors, encompassing: government/media relations and communications; business development, sales and advocacy; organizational leadership and change management; policy formulation and implementation; negotiation and representation; crisis response and conflict prevention; budget and personnel management.

Ambassador Mank’s professional experience includes:

  • 2014-2015: Board Director and Vice President, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Singapore
  • 2014-2014: President, Asia-Pacific, SICPA
  • 2013-2014: Executive Board Director, Canada-ASEAN Business Council
  • 2012-2014: Senior Advisor and VP Asia, BlackBerry
  • 2010-2012: High Commissioner (Ambassador), Canadian High Commission in Malaysia
  • 2008-2010: High Commissioner (Ambassador), Canadian High Commission in Pakistan
  • 2006-2008: Director General, Asia, Department of Foreign Affairs of Canada
  • 2003-2006: Ambassador of Canada to Indonesia, Canadian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1999-2003: Director of Policy Planning, Department of Foreign Affairs Canada
  • 1996-1999: Deputy Director and Director for Japan, Department of Foreign Affairs Canada
  • 1992-1996: Counsellor and Consul at Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1990-1992: Japanese Language Training, United States Department School, Yokohama Japan
  • 1988-1990: Counsellor and Consul, Canadian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 1985-1988: Desk Officer, Central America and Caribbean Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
  • 1983-1985: First Secretary, Canadian Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1982-1982: Third Secretary, Canadian Embassy in Athens, Greece
  • 1981-1982: Training at Department of Foreign Affairs and international Trade Canada
  • 1978-1980: Contract Researcher, Energy, Mines and Resources Canada

Ambassador Mank’s publications include:

  • Establishing a Canadian Presence in Banda Aceh, A History in Documents, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, 1909-2009, July 1, 2009. Authors: Randolph Mank
  • Retooling the Political Officer, bout de papier August 1, 1996. Authors: Randolph Mank
  • Pakistan: Canada’s Perspective from the Ground in Pakistan’s Security Today and Tomorrow, January 22, 2009. Authors: Randolph Mank
  • Consumer Energy Conservation Policy in Canada : Behavioural and Institutional Obstacles, Energy Policy. Volume 10, Issue 3, September 1982. Authors: Randolph Mank, Dr. Gordon MacDougall

Ambassador Mank has professional language proficiency in English and French and limited working proficiency in Japanese, Bahasa Indonesian and Swedish. His education and training includes:

  • 1979-1981: Doctoral Studies in Energy Policy and Research, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • 1973-1979: MA in Political Science and BA in English, Wilfrid Laurier University

Ambassador Mank ‘s numerous honours and awards include:

  • 2015: Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College (DFNWC)
  • 2011: Top 100 Alumnus, Wilfrid Laurier University 100th Anniversary
  • 2005: Ministerial Award of Excellence for Indian Ocean Tsunami Relief
  • 2000: Mentor of the Year, Public Service Commission of Canada

As a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College, His Excellency Ambassador Randolph Mank is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

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