William Crosbie (diplomat)

Memorial University Ron Hoffmann Dalhousie University
For other people named William Crosbie, see William Crosbie (disambiguation)
William Crosbie
Canadian Ambassador William Crosbie makes remarks during the opening of the refurbished Turquoise Mountain Foundation in Kabul on May 9, 2011.
12th Canada Ambassador to Afghanistan
In office
Preceded byRon Hoffmann
Succeeded byShelley Whiting
Personal details
Alma materMemorial University, Dalhousie University

William Crosbie is a Canadian diplomat. He is the former ambassador to Afghanistan, appointed June 15, 2009.[1][2]

Crosbie graduated from Memorial University in 1978 with a B.A. in political science and in history. He is also a graduate of Dalhousie University in 1982 with a LLB. Crosbie joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1993 and was posted in the Washington Embassy as minister-counsellor.


  1. ^ Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (2010-01-04). "Canada Appoints Next Ambassador to Afghanistan". Government of Canada. Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. Retrieved January 4, 2010.
  2. ^ [1] Archived August 3, 2010, at the Wayback Machine