Stewart Beck

President and CEO
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Stewart Beck is president and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Previously, he served as the Canadian high commissioner to the Republic of India with concurrent accreditation to the Kingdom of Bhutan and to Nepal. He joined Canada’s Department of External Affairs and International Trade (now Global Affairs Canada) in 1982 and served abroad in the United States, Taiwan and China. In Ottawa, he held a number of progressively more senior positions.

GREATEST SUCCESS: “Negotiating the administrative arrangements for the Canada-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement.” NON-PROFIT CAUSE: “I support Covenant House financially and sit on two non-profit boards.” FUN FACT: “My undergraduate was in physical and health education.”