Professor Jorge Heine, Former Chilean Ambassador
Jorge Heine holds the Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, is Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University and a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Canada. He served previously as Ambassador of Chile to India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka (2003-2007) and to South Africa (1994-1999). He has served as vice-president of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Committee of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) for Latin America. He has been a Visiting Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford and a Research Associate at The Wilson Center in Washington DC. He is the author, co-author or editor of ten books, of which the latest is Which Way Latin America? Hemispheric Politics Meets Globalization (UN University Press, 2009). He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post and The International Herald Tribune. He was the first ambassador to present credentials to President Nelson Mandela, and in 1997 and 1998, Johannesburg’s leading daily, The Star, listed him among the 100 most influential personalities in South Africa.
Jorge Heine is scheduled to sail on the following voyage(s) (subject to change):