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Australian Ambassadors and other representatives

Ambassador to France

Ms Gillian Bird PSM

Biography

Ms Bird is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. She has previously served overseas in New York and Paris. In Canberra she has served as First Assistant Secretary, International Division, the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and DFAT Head of Foreign Policy White Paper Taskforce.

Ms Bird holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney and is a graduate of the École Nationale d'Administration, France.

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