Jon Allen (diplomat)

Ambassador Israel Diplomat

Jon Joseph Allen (born 10 December 1950)[1] is a retired Canadian diplomat. He was Ambassador to Spain from 2012 to 2016 and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Israel from 2006 until 2010[2]. He was Canada's third Jewish ambassador to Israel (the other two were Norman Spector and David Berger).[3]

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Allen received a degree in international law from the University of London.[3]


  1. ^ Canadian Who's Who Search. Grey House Publishing Canada.
  2. ^ "Jon Allen | Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy". Retrieved 2019-12-24.
  3. ^ a b Sheldon Kirshner. "Canadian ambassador loves his posting in Israel". Canadian Jewish News. Retrieved 2008-08-08.