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Andrea Clements

Minister-Counsellor (Commercial), Senior Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada to the United States

About Andrea Clements

Ms. Andrea Clements joined the Canadian Embassy in August 2022 as head of the Commercial Policy and International Business Development (CPIBD) team. She oversees a diverse team of trade & FDI promotion, defence trade policy, Science & Technology, and Space Affairs officers, counsellors and leaders.

Ms. Clements joined the Canadian Foreign Service and has been with the Global Affairs Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service for over 22 years. Her leadership and insight to trade and international business development are invaluable.

From 2019 to 2022 she was Director, High Intensity Services Division at Headquarters where she worked on developing programming for high growth, high potential Canadian companies. Prior to that, Ms. Clements was Director, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence and ICT Practices Division.

Ms. Clements has served at the Canada Embassies in Japan and South Korea and the Canadian Consulate in Fukuoka, Japan. In addition to English and French, she speaks fluent Japanese.