Her Excellency Anna Biolik, Canadian newly appointed ambassador to Mongolia, shall present her credentials to the president N.Enkhbayar on September 2. Honorable David Emerson, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada announced this appointment on July 10, 2008.
Anna Biolik (BA [Literature and Philosophy], Lycée Copernic, Katowice, 1971;
MA [French Studies], University of Cracow, 1975; PhD [Comparative Literature], University of Montreal, 1982) taught at the University of Ottawa before joining the federal government. Since 1984, she has worked for the House of Commons, the Secretary of State, the Department of Communications, the Governor General, Canada Post and Investment Partnerships Canada.
In 1997, she joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, serving in Ottawa as director of the International Business Opportunities Centre and the Market Support Division. From 2001 to 2004, she served as consul general in St. Petersburg and, from 2004 to 2006, as ambassador of Canada to the Republic of Kazakhstan, with concurrent accreditation to the Kyrgyz Republic and to the Republic of Tajikistan. She currently serves as director of the Centre of Learning for International Affairs and Management of the Canadian Foreign Service Institute. She is married to Terence Hargreaves.