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Get help from the Development Assistance Market Support Network

There is a broad network, that offers Canadian firms and individuals with intelligence, advice, and follow-up when pursuing IFI and UN-sponsored projects. More specifically, this network will offer:

Get help from the network 

Begin by contacting a trade commissioner in Canada, who can help you prepare for international markets or, they can connect you to the right IFI/UN support partners that make up the network, including: 

Offices of Liaison with International Financial Institutions 

African Development Bank - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Mr. Emmanuel Richmond, Trade Commissioner

Asian Development Bank - Manila, Philippines

Mrs. Kayla Slobodnik, Trade Commissioner

Ms. Lina Pulian, Trade Program Assistant

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank - Beijing, China

Ms. Lilian Zhou, Trade Commissioner

Caribbean Development Bank - Bridgetown, Barbados

Ms. Tammy Brathwaite, Trade Commissioner

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development – London, United Kingdom 

Mr. Jason Kee, Trade Commissioner

World Bank Group, Inter-American Development Bank, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Millennium Challenge Corporation - Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Ms. Leah Johnston, Trade Commissioner

Ms. Julie Mann, Trade Commissioner

Offices of the Canadian Executive Directors

African Development Bank

Mr. Edmond Wega, Executive Director

Asian Development Bank

Mr. Donald Bobiash, Executive Director

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Martin Tabi, Alternate Executive Director

Mr. Daniel Koldyk, Advisor

Caribbean Development Bank

Ms. Sharon Peake, Executive Director

Ms. Dorothee Roy, Alternate Executive Director

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Ms. Sarah Fountain Smith, Executive Director

Mr. Andrew Smith, Alternate Executive Director

Ms. Savi Wesche, Board Advisor

Inter-American Development Bank

Ms. Caroline Leclerc, Executive Director

Ms. Marie-Josée Gingras, Senior Counsellor

World Bank Group

Katharine Rechico, Executive Director

Ms. Laura Dorling van der Oord, Senior Advisor

Canadian Trade Offices in UN Agencies Host Cities

New York City, U.S.A.

See OLIFI in Washington, D.C., above.

Copenhagen, Denmark

Mr. Richard Higginson, Trade Commissioner (CETA)

Geneva, Switzerland

Ms. Carolyn MacLeod, First Secretary

Rome, Italy

Contact the Trade Section of the Embassy of Canada in Rome

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