Francis Dorsemaine

Counsellor (Commercial) and Senior Trade Commissioner @ Embassy of Canada to Poland

    Francis Dorsemaine is the Counsellor (Commercial) and Senior Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada to Poland.

    Overseas, he has previously served as Counsellor (Commercial) and Regional Senior Trade Commissioner based out of the High Commission of Canada in Nairobi, Kenya; First Secretary (Commercial) and Head of Investment Attraction at the Embassy of Canada to China; Vice-Consul and Trade Commissioner at the Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai, India.

    Francis has also held a number of positions within Global Affairs Canada (Canada’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Development) including Chief of Staff to the Assistant Deputy Minister for Sub-Saharan Africa, Deputy Director for the European Bilateral Relations and Advocacy, Deputy Director for Eastern and Southern Africa Relations, as well as working on issues such as international financing, venture capital and private equity, trade missions strategy and planning, and business sector support.

    He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers Business School (2011) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia (2001).