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Laurie Peters

Counsellor and Head of Public Affairs,
Embassy of Canada in Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo, Japan
Laurie Peters is currently Head of Public Affairs at the Embassy of Canada to Japan responsible for international education, media relations and promoting and profiling Canadian culture abroad. Prior to joining the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, she led the public affairs team at Aga Khan Foundation in Ottawa and headed up the busy comms shop for the National Capital Commission, organizers of Canada Day and Winterlude. She was last in Japan in 2005 for the Department of Canadian Heritage as Director of Public Affairs for the Canada Pavilion at the Aichi World Expo where she worked with a bevy of established and emerging Canadian artists.