Christine Smith
Atlantic Regional Director & Senior Trade Commissioner,
Global Affairs Canada

Christine has been working in the international trade domain for over 18 years. Prior to becoming the Director for the Atlantic region, Christine was Deputy Director from 2013 to 2018 and Senior Trade Commissioner for Nova Scotia from 2006 to 2013 where she led a team of Trade Commissioners and was federal co-chair for the regional trade network for Nova Scotia. She also has extensive experience working as a Trade Commissioner covering the industry sectors of life sciences, environmental industries and ICT.

Christine has had a varied career in the public service having held positions with Revenue Canada, Industry Canada and with the Trade Administration Division of Canadian Customs as a tariff and rulings specialist. Christine is a graduate of Memorial University and lives in Dartmouth NS with her husband and two children.