Latin America (Brasília)


Mr Niclas Jönsson 

Counsellor (Education & Science)

Latin America​​

Mr Niclas Jönsson is the Counsellor (Education & Science) Latin America, located at the Australian Embassy in Brasília.

Nic is responsible for the Department of Education and Training’s engagement across Latin America.

Since joining the Australian Government Public Service in 2006 Nic has worked on a range of education, employment and industry development policies and programs. Most recently, Nic was Director of the Multilateral, Free Trade Agreements, Middle East and Africa Section. This included managing the Department of Education’s engagement with ASEAN, APEC, the East Asia Summit and the OECD.

Nic was an international student at Flinders University during 1997-1998, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours - International Relations). He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Linköping University, Sweden (1996), majoring in Latin American studies and Spanish, and a Master of International Affairs from the Australian National University (2004).

Contact details:
Phone: +55 61 3226 3111 ext. 508
Australian Embassy
SES Quadra 801 
Conjunto K, Lote 7
Staff contact details:
Ms Vanessa Ribeiro
Education Policy Officer / Oficial de Educação / Oficial de Educación
Phone: +55 61 3226-3111  (ext 535)