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Board of Patrons

Board of Patrons

Ken Sunquist (Chair)

Ken Sunquist, a retired senior diplomat had a long service in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He was the Assistant Deputy Minister for Asia and Africa and was the Chief Trade Commissioner for Canada and also served as the Canadian Ambassador to Indonesia from 1998 to 2001. He had also chaired the CARE Canada Board for 10 years until 2020. He is Vice Chair of the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), and a member of the Board of the Trade Facilitation Office Canada. He holds a BAdmin from the University of Saskatchewan, a MPA from San Francisco and attended the Banff School of Advanced Management. He is a Chartered Director (C. Dir.) of the Conference Board and McMaster University.

Teuku Faizasyah (Member)

Teuku Faizasyah is a senior Indonesian diplomat, and had served as the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Canada from 2014 to 2018. He currently holds the position of Advisor to the Minister on Political Affairs as well as the Spoke person of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Teuku Faizasyah obtained a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Waikato, New Zealand (2004); a Master of International Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK (1993); and a Bachelor degree in Social and Political Science at Padjadjaran University, Indonesia (1989) and has written a number of opinion articles in Indonesian national media.