Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Uruguay


Dr Ricardo Javier Varela Fernandez was born in Uruguay in 1955. He studied at the University of the Republic of Uruguay where he obtained a Bachelors degree in Diplomacy. He completed a Masters degree in Political Science at the University of Georgetown (Washington DE, USA). His professional experience has led him to many delegations and embassies in the capacity of Deputy Director, Chief of Cabinet and First Secretary around the world. He has been awarded the Grand Official of the Italian republic and is currently Ambassador of Uruguay to Australia.