Amy Baker is the Director General of Health and Nutrition, Global Issues and Development Branch at Global Affairs Canada. She comes to this role from her most recent position as Senior Director and Head of Development Cooperation for Ethiopia and Pan Africa Regional Programs in Addis Ababa. Previous to that Amy was the founding Chief Operating Officer for the Queen Rania Foundation in Amman, Jordan, and Chief of Staff to the President of CIDA. She has held various other positions within the Government of Canada, including at CIDA, the Ministry of Justice, Status of Women Canada, and Human Resources Development Canada.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts from Dalhousie University and a Masters of Public Administration from Queen’s University.