Mark Glauser is High Commissioner of Canada in Australia with concurrent accreditation as High Commissioner to Nauru and High Commissioner-designate to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. He also holds concurrent accreditation as Ambassador to Micronesia and Palau, and as Ambassador-designate to the Marshall Islands.
Mr. Glauser joined External Affairs and International Trade Canada – now Global Affairs Canada – in 1993. At headquarters, he was Executive Director of the Threat Assessment and Intelligence Services Division from 2010 to 2015, where he dealt with a range of national and international security and intelligence issues. From 2015 to 2016, he was seconded to the Privy Council Office as Director of Operations, where he dealt with Canada‑US border issues. From 2016 to 2017, he was Director General of the Middle East and Maghreb Bureau and, from 2017 to 2019, he was Director General of the Middle East Bureau.
Abroad, from 1996 to 1999, Mr. Glauser served in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Canadian Mission to the United Nations. From 2002 to 2005, he was Counselor and head of the political program at the Canadian Embassy in Amman, Jordan. From 2005 to 2010, he was Counselor at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC, USA, where he dealt with a range of national and international security and intelligence issues.
Mr. Glauser is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor’s (honours) degree in History and Political Science, and of Dalhousie University with a Masters Degree in Political Science.
Mr. Glauser is married to Diane Glauser and they have two adult children.