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Samuel Rudolph Insanally Edit Profile

also known as Rudy

diplomat , politician

Samuel Rudolph "Rudy" Insanally is a Guyanese diplomat. He has been Guyana's Permanent Representative to the United Nations since 1987 and was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guyana from 2001 to 2008. Before his career as a diplomat began, he taught French and Spanish in Jamaica at Kingston College and Jamaica College, as well as in Guyana at Queen's College and the University of Guyana.


INSANALLY, SAMUEL RUDOLPH was born on January 23, 1936 in Georgetown, Guyana.


L.L.M – Master of Laws at Brussels Free University


Samuel Rudolph Insanally has had an extensive diplomatic career, spanning 46 years, during which time he has contributed to the increased participation of his country in various regional and international forums.

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Guyana to the United Nations, New York, Permanent Mission of Guyana since 1986. Head, Pol Division I, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guyana, 1982-1986. Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Guyana to European Economic Community, Brussels, 1978-1981.

Ambassador to Peru, Ecuador & Venezuela, 1972-1978. Deputy Permanent Representative of Guyana to United Nations, New York, 1970-1972. Charge d'Affaires, Guyana Embassy, Venezuela, 1970.

Counsil, Guyana Embassy, Washington, District of Columbia, 1966-1969. Lecturer, Modern Language(s), University of Guyana, 1964-1966.


Board of Governors Institute of Institute Relations, Trinidad and Tobago 1982-1986.


  • Other Interests

    Linguistics, reading and travelling