November 11, 2022
On this episode of Defence Deconstructed, Dave Perry speaks to DND’s ADM (Materiel) Troy Crosby, PSPC’s ADM (Defence and Marine Procurement Branch) Simon Page, and ISED’s DG ITB Branch Demetrios Xenos about the procurement process.
This episode is an excerpt from our annual procurement conference, Putting Canadian Procurement on a War Footing, which took place on October 25th in Ottawa. This event was made possible thanks to the support of the Department of National Defence’s MINDS Program, our strategic sponsors Lockheed Martin Canada, General Dynamics, Irving Shipbuilding, and Davie Shipyard; Silver Sponsors the Royal Embassy of Norway in Ottawa and Innovation Norway; Bronze sponsors ATCO Frontec, BAE Systems Canada, Bombardier, The Boeing Company, and PAL Aerospace.
- Troy Crosby is Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel) at the Department of National Defence.
- Simon Page is Assistant Deputy Minister (Defence and Marine Procurement) at Public Services and Procurement Canada.
- Demetrios Xenos is Director General, Industrial and Technological Benefits at Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada.
- Dr. David Perry is President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.