Canadian Ambassador, Republic of Senegal
Ambassador Sébastien Beaulieu presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Senegal in October 2019.
Sébastien Beaulieu joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and international Trade of Canada in 1998.
At headquarters in Ottawa, Ambassador Beaulieu has served as Chief of Staff to the Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2010-12) and as Executive Director for Middle East Relations (2015-17). He has also had assignments in Ottawa in the Global
Issues Branch (energy, climate change); the International Security Branch (crime and terrorism); the Trade Policy Bureau (trade negotiations and investment protection); and, the Legal Bureau.
Sébastien Beaulieu was posted to Geneva at the Canadian mission to the UN and the WTO (2000-03), to Paris at the Canadian mission to the OECD (2006-09); and to Tunis as Canada’s Ambassador to Tunisia (2012-15). He served most recently in Beirut as
Canada’s Executive Coordinator for Syria (2017-19).
Ambassador Beaulieu holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the Université de Moncton, N.B., Canada (1995), a bachelor’s degree in Laws from McGill University, Quebec, Canada (1998) and is member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario, Canada (2000).
Ambassador Beaulieu, and his wife, Emmanuelle Lamoureux, have three children. He is believer in the convening power of sports, and practices swimming and triathlons.