Chargé d'Affaires, a.i., Tim Kane
Mr Tim Kane will be Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., at the Australian Embassy in Spain.
Mr Kane is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. From 2012 to January 2017 he was Australia's Ambassador to Chile, with non-resident accreditation to Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.
Mr Kane has served as Counsellor, Australian Embassy, Washington DC, and Deputy Head of Mission in Mexico, with an earlier posting to Chile. He has also served as Director of Staffing in the Department, and as Senior Adviser in the International Division of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Mr Kane holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours from the University of Melbourne, a Master of Arts in International Relations from Deakin University, and a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from the Australian National University. He speaks Spanish.