Jon Allen, Retired Canadian Diplomat, The Middle East, February 27, 2024

Jon Joseph Allen 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. He was Canada’s third Jewish ambassador to Israel (the other two were Norman Spector and David Berger).

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

Jon is also a Whiff member.