VICE-CONSUL AND TRADE COMMISSIONER (AGRICULTURE), CONSULATE GENERAL OF CANADA, DENVER, COLO.
Wallace Ip has been with the Consulate General of Canada in Denver since August 2020 as the lead on agriculture trade policy and business development. Previously, he served as Deputy Director of the North America Advocacy Division at Global Affairs Canada in Ottawa, where he was responsible for coordinating Canadian ministerial outreach and high-level engagement with senior U.S. and Mexican officials on key bilateral and trilateral priorities, including on USMCA, energy and environment, and border issues. From 2012 to 2016, he led the investment and innovation team at the Embassy of Canada in Beijing, focusing on foreign direct investment attraction and advising Canadian companies on intellectual property issues and partnerships in the Chinese market.
Before joining the Canadian Foreign Service, Wallace was a consultant on transit planning and transportation engineering. He received his Bachelor of Applied Science in Honours Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo.