About Perry J. Calderwood, High Commissioner of Canada in Pakistan
His Excellency Perry Calderwood is a BA (Honours) in Soviet and East European Studies from the Carleton University. He earned his Master’s in International Affairs from the same university in 1986. After this, he joined the Department of External Affairs and was the director for Eastern and Southern Africa. He was deputy to the personal representative of the prime minister for Africa (2004 to 2007), deputy director of the United Nations and Commonwealth Affairs Division (1998 to 2000) and served in the Arms Control and Disarmament Division (1989 to 1992). Mr. Claderwood served overseas at missions in New York City, Bogotá, Moscow, Buenos Aires and Pretoria. He was Ambassador in Venezuela (2007 to 2010) and Senegal (2010 to 2013). He served as High Commissioner in Nigeria (2013 to 2016) and is now Canada’s High Commissioner in Pakistan.