Andrea Smith
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Andrea Smith

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Manatū Aorere

Deputy secretary Apec 21

  • Appointed May 2017.
  • Previously deputy secretary for the Americas and Asia group, after positions on and offshore including director of the Pacific division, ambassador to Turkey, Israel and Jordan and representative to the Palestinian Authority.
  • Earlier seconded to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet as a foreign policy adviser, led the trade and economic section in Washington, and was deputy head of mission in Jakarta.
  • Wellington-based responsibilities have included multilateral trade policy, the Pacific, South East Asia and Australia.

Career

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Manatū Aorere
Deputy Secretary for APEC 2021, Deputy Secretary, Director Pacific Division, Ambassador to Turkey. Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority
May 2009 - Present

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