Jack Hamilton Warren

Jack Hamilton Warren, public servant, banker (b in Howard Twp, Ont 10 Apr 1921).

Warren, Jack Hamilton

Jack Hamilton Warren, public servant, banker (b in Howard Twp, Ont 10 Apr 1921). Service with the Royal Canadian Navy during WWII and the Dept of External Affairs from 1945 preceded Warren's appointment to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, 1960-64, and to the Dept of Trade and Commerce, where he was deputy minister, 1958-60, 1964-71.

He resumed his diplomatic career in 1971, becoming high commissioner to the UK (1971-74) and ambassador to the US 1975-77, before his appointment as Canada's ambassador and chief spokesman at the Multilateral Trade Negotiations. He was vice-chairman of the board of the Bank of Montreal 1979-86, during which time he was awarded the Order of Canada (1982). Since 1986, he has been the principal trade advisor to the province of Québec. Warren was Deputy NA Chairman of the Trilateral Commission 1986-90.