Emina Tudakovic (BA [Political Science], University of British Columbia, 1995; MA [Political Science], University of British Columbia, 1998) joined Citizenship and Immigration Canada in 2000. Following a first posting in New Delhi, she worked on international migration policy in bilateral and multilateral contexts. She served in the Humanitarian Affairs section of Canada’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva (2006 to 2010), during which time she served 2 terms on the United Nations Refugee Agency’s Executive Bureau as rapporteur. On her return to Canada in 2010, Ms. Tudakovic held a number of director-level positions at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and was responsible for the overseas operational planning and implementation of Operation Syrian Refugee. In 2016, she took a position at the embassy in Ankara as area director for migration programs for the Middle East. In September 2020, she was appointed as High Commissioner in Jamaica with accreditation for the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands.