Alexander Waworuntu is a Senior Desk Officer at Global Affairs Canada, supporting Canada's bilateral relationship with Vietnam. Previously, he spent nearly two years at Global Affairs Canada's Myanmar Development Program, supporting the implementation of development assistance to Myanmar impacted by the 2021 coup d'état and COVID-19. Alexander holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management from Carleton University. He is working to complete a Master of Arts in Global Governance at the University of Waterloo's Balsillie School of International Affairs. His graduate research focuses on Pan-Asianism in international relations. Alexander was born in Jakarta, Indonesia and grew up in Markham, Ontario.