Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Chile


His Excellency Mr Patricio Powell is a career diplomat and journalist. Graduated from the Fellows in Foreign Service Program School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington DC, he has extensive international experience in a variety of roles as a journalist and as a Foreign Service Officer.

He was the Director of Informatics and Communications of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile; Head of the Department of Hemispheric Affairs of the Multilateral Directorate; Deputy Director of the Diplomatic Academy and Director of Cultural Affairs.

His Excellency has held positions at the Embassies of Chile in the USA; in Singapore as representative to APEC; Deputy Head of Mission in Austria and the UN; Deputy Head of Mission to the Organisation of American States in Washington DC; Consul General in Toronto, Canada and Ambassador of Chile in Australia since February 2018.