Jeffrey Crossman

Cultural Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada

Based in Toronto, Jeffrey Crossman is the trade commissioner covering all the creative industries. Jeffrey has been working in support of the arts and cultural industries since 1991. Before joining the Trade Commissioner Service team in Toronto, Jeffrey was posted as a cultural trade commissioner to the Consulate General of Canada in New York (2002) and the High Commission of Canada in London (2006). Prior to working for Global Affairs Canada, Jeffrey held senior policy development, program delivery, and finance and administration positions with the Department of Canadian Heritage in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto. Jeffrey holds an MBA from Montreal's Concordia University and an undergraduate degree in economics. He is fluent in French.

Jeffrey is speaking at

April 22, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


  • Jeffrey Crossman (Speaker) Cultural Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada
  • Darryl Hurs (Speaker) Owner / Partnerships / Programmer, Indie Week Canada
Sponsored By:
Global Affairs Canada


Part of Global Affairs Canada, the Trade Commissioner Service helps to export, invest, or attract investment from global partners for Canadian businesses and companies. In this session, you will learn who the TCS takes on as clients, what services they provide, what programs do they offer, and what the difference is between a cultural trade commissioner and a cultural promotions officer.

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