Austrian Ambassador to Canada makes return visit to UPEI
His Excellency, Mr. Stefan Pehringer, the Austrian Ambassador to Canada, made a return visit to the University of Prince Edward Island on June 17, meeting with representatives from the faculties of Sustainable Design Engineering and Veterinary Medicine. Ambassador Pehringer's first visit to UPEI was in September 2018 when he toured the Atlantic Veterinary College and the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering (SDE) building.
Accompanied by Honorary Consul Peter Wunsch, Ambassador Pehringer discussed possible areas of collaboration with Dr. Greg Keefe, Dean of Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Nicholas Krouglicof, Dean of Sustainable Design Engineering; and Allan Dale, Director of Industry Partnerships for SDE.
Appointed Ambassador to Canada in 2017, Mr. Pehringer previously held diplomatic posts in Latvia, Denmark, Germany, and Luxembourg and worked as the head of the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Eastern Asia and UNESCO units.