Ferry de Kerckhove

Former Ambassador and Executive Vice-President of the CDA Institute

Ferry de Kerckhove joined the Canadian Foreign Service and was Economic Counsellor at the Canadian Delegation to NATO , posted to Moscow as Minister and Deputy Head of Mission , and Director-General, Federal-Provincial Relations in Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He was named High Commissioner to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan ,he became Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia
In 2004 he became Director General, International Organizations , then Personal representative of the Prime Minister for Francophonie. In 2008 he was named ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
He retired from the Foreign Service on September 23d, 2011. He is Executive Vice-President of the Conference of Defence Associations Institute.