Stephen Brereton was appointed Consul General of the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta in September 2009.
Mr. Brereton is a career diplomat with a distinguished background in international trade policy. He joined the Canadian Foreign Service in 1979 following graduation from Queen’s University with an Honours BA in Economics. His foreign service career has included assignments at the Canadian Mission to the European Union based in Brussels (1992-96) and diplomatic responsibilities at the Canadian Embassies in Tokyo, Japan (1984-87) and Havana, Cuba (1980-82). Most recently he served as Consul General at the Canadian Consulate General in Buffalo, New York (2005-2009).
Mr. Brereton’s appointment as Consul General in Atlanta also follows extensive periods of service at the departmental headquarters in Ottawa.
The Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta administers consular, trade, investment, public affairs and advocacy programs throughout a six-state territory in the southeastern United States.
He is a native of Toronto.