Ambassador to Brazil

Mr John Richardson


Mr Richardson is a senior career officer with DFAT. Most recently, Mr Richardson was Director of the Victorian DFAT Office. He has previously served overseas as Ambassador to Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay; and as Deputy Head of Mission in Australia’s Embassies in Germany and Thailand.

In Canberra, Mr Richardson has served as Assistant Secretary of the Canada and Latin America Branch; the APEC Taskforce; the Diplomatic Security Branch; the North-East Asia Branch; and the Trade Strategy Branch.

Last Updated: 28 March 2014
John Richardson

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