Acantilados Nortinos, Región de Chile
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Mr. Patricio Powell Osorio

Minister Counselor, Consul General of Chile in Toronto, ON

email: ppowell@minrel.gob.cl

EDUCATION

  • Universidad de Chile, School of Engineering.
  • Universidad Católica de Chile, School of Journalism, Journalist.
  • 1985-1986 Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, Graduate member of the Foreign Service
  • 1987-1988 Georgetown University, Washington DC, Fellows in Foreign Service graduate.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Journalist
  • 1986 – to present day. Foreign Service Officer of Chile

Chile:

  • Third Secretary, Planning Directorate (1987).
  • Second Secretary, Americas Division, U.S. Desk. (Canada, 1994-1995).
  • First Secretary, Director of Information Technology and Communications (2001-2002).
  • Counselor, Head of OAS Hemispheric Affairs Department, Multilateral Policy Directorate (2008-2009).

Abroad:

  • Third Secretary- Deputy Consul, Embassy of Chile in the U.S. (1989-1994).
  • Second Secretary, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Chile in Singapore, representative of Chile to the APEC Budget and Administrative Committee (1996-1998).
  • First Secretary, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Chile in Austria and Alternate Representative to the United Nations (Vienna), Non-resident Embassy in Slovakia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (1999-2000).
  • Counselor, Deputy Head of Mission, Permanent Mission of Chile to the Organization of American States, Washington DC (2003-2007).
  • Counselor, Consul General of Chile in Toronto, ON, Canada (2010 – to present day).

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Married (Susan C. Roraff), two sons (Benjamin and Tomás).