Audri Mukhopadhyay

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Audri Mukhopadhyay
Head of Mission Mukhopadhyay.jpg
Canadian Consul General Audri Mukhopadhyay
5th Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City
In office
August 2009 – August 2013
Preceded by Bill Johnston[1]
Personal details
Born 1974
Providence, Rhode Island
Alma mater Dalhousie University, Oxford University
Profession Diplomat, Economist
The Consul-General at a seminar, September 2010

Audri Mukhopadhyay (born 1974) is a Canadian diplomat and economist. He was the Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,[2][3] serving as head of mission at the Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City. He has been featured in a number of Vietnamese publications promoting Canada-Vietnam bilateral ties,[4][5] and In 2010, he was named one of Progress magazine's "People we love."[6] He also filmed a television series for Ho Chi Minh City Television that began airing in Fall 2010. The series is part of an English language teaching programme aiming to promote Canadian culture in Vietnam. Promoting education linkages was a large part of his work in Vietnam.[7]

Mukhopadhyay joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in 2005. From 2002 to 2003, he was the Canadian government's representative to ICANN. He has also worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and as an economist with the Canadian Department of Finance.[8]

Mukhopadhyay is a Canadian of Indian descent. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island (USA), and grew up in Halifax (former city), Nova Scotia. He studied economics at Dalhousie University in Canada, then as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where he earned an MBA and an M.Phil in economics.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diplomatic Appointments, 16 June 2006", Government of Canada, Date of Access: 9 August 2013
  2. ^ Canadian Who's Who 2010: Volume XLIV [Hardcover] Ed. Elizabeth Lumler, ref pp943
  3. ^ "Diplomatic Appointments". International.gc.ca. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  4. ^ Vietnam Breaking News Archives, "Audri Mukhopadhyay", Date of Access: 31 August 2013
  5. ^ Vietnam - Canada Cooperation: Continuing to Be Progressive and Mutually Beneficial
  6. ^ Various. "People we love | Progress". Progressmedia.ca. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  7. ^  . "Vietnam latest news - Thanh Nien Daily | HCMC university business grads enter global workforce with Canadian diplomas". Thanhniennews.com. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  8. ^ "2003 Information & Communication Technologies Policy Training Programme". Stanhopecentre.org. 2002-03-08. Archived from the original on 2012-03-03. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  9. ^ "Consul General’s Message". Canadainternational.gc.ca. 2012-08-02. Retrieved 2012-09-03.