Troy Crosby - Biography

Patrick Finn

ADM(Mat) Troy Crosby

Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel) (ADM(Mat))

Troy Crosby was appointed Chief of Staff for the Materiel Group in April 2018, after a 23-year military career and close to 10 years as a public servant.

He is a graduate of the Collège militaire royal de St-Jean (BSc), the University of Tennessee (MSc), the Empire Test Pilots’ School and the Canadian Forces Command and Staff College.

His military postings included positions as Senior Maintenance Manager for the CF18 Hornet, Officer-in-Charge of Fixed Wing Flight Test at the Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment, and Weapon System Manager and Project Manager for Tactical and Medium Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

Since his military retirement in 2008, he has served as the Director of Operational Services at the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, and as the Project Manager of the Next Generation Fighter Capability Project at DND.

In March 2013 he was appointed Director General, Major Project Delivery (Air), tasked with overseeing project managers charged with the acquisition and delivery of major weapon systems for the Royal Canadian Air Force. In September 2015, major acquisition projects in support of the Canadian Army were added to the portfolio and the division was renamed Director General Major Project Delivery (Air and Land).

Just prior to his current appointment, Mr. Crosby was Director General, Defence Major Projects Sector at Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Mr. Crosby was named the Acting Assistant Deputy Minister of the Materiel Group in September 2019. In November 2019, he was appointed to the position of Assistant Deputy Minister of the Materiel Group.

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