Ambassador Jennifer MacIntyre

Government of Canada
Ambassador for Climate Change


Jennifer MacIntyre holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University (1997) and a Masters in Public Administration from Queen’s University (2008).

Ms. MacIntyre served as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister responsible for international visits and summits before joining the former Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2003.

She was Deputy Director with the Global Partnership Program, responsible for Canada’s nuclear security programming in the Russian Federation, until 2006. She was then posted to Washington, D.C., as Counsellor (Intergovernmental Affairs) and Executive Assistant to the Ambassador to the United States.

In 2011, Ms. MacIntyre returned to Ottawa, where she became Director of the Europe and Eurasia Bureau’s Bilateral Relations and Operations Division. In 2013, she was appointed as the Ambassador to the Swiss Federal Council with concurrent accreditation to the Principality of Liechtenstein.

She returned to Canada in 2017 and was the acting Director General, Multilateral and Bilateral Affairs, at Environment and Climate Change Canada.