Paul Pryce is Principal Advisor to the Consul General of Japan in Calgary. In this role, he represents Japan’s strategic interests in Western Canada and Canada’s North. He also currently advises Japan’s Ambassador – at – Large for Arctic Affairs. Paul has previously consulted for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Indonesia – based think tank UPH Analytics and has held a variety of roles in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). His commentary on issues of internat ional trade and security are published widely.