Defence and Aerospace Government to Government (G2G) Sales in the UAE

  • 01 June 2021
  • 17:00 - 18:00
  • Webinar


Registration is closed

The Canadian Business Council (CBC) Abu Dhabi in collaboration with the Embassy of Canada to the UAE and Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) is organizing a live webinar regarding "Defence and Aerospace Government to Government (G2G) Sales in the UAE."

Expert speaker, Clint Cossette, Director - Defence Sector of Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) will be presenting the following topics:

  • Introduction to CCC
  • Overview of support available for the UAE
  • Embassy update: Defence Trends in the UAE – How does Covid-19 Recovery look?

Q&A will follow after the presentation. 

This webinar is participated by:

  • Canada-Arab Business Council
  • Canadian Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates
  • Canada-UAE Business Council


Clint Cossette
Director, Defence Sector - Canadian Commercial Corporation

Prior to assuming the role of Director of Defence Sales with CCC, Clint spent 11 years with General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS), managing business development and operations in LATAM & Thailand. While with GDLS, he worked closely with the CCC in successfully negotiating and managing large armoured vehicle contracts with the Colombian Army and Peruvian Marine Corps. Aside from London, Canada, where he is currently based, he has worked and lived in Peru, KSA, Spain and Kuwait. Clint has a Bachelor of International Business from Carleton University and an MBA from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He is married with two children.

Sally Koornneef
Trade Commissioner – Energy, Defense and Security
Embassy of Canada in the UAE

Sally Koornneef has been based in Abu Dhabi for 10 years now and has held various positions in International Trade throughout that time. Much of her work has included wide travel throughout the GCC, which has given her a strong regional overview. She spent a number of years with the Trade department at the British Embassy in Abu Dhabi before joining the Canadian Embassy. She completed a BSc. in Geo-Sciences in 2018.


Matthew Glynn
Director of Business Development - Government Solutions
Digital 14 LLC

Matthew has been based in the GCC since 2008 working in a wide range of roles from large scale capital project controls manager to strategy focused management consultant. Currently, he is the Director of Business Development for Digital14’s Government Solutions practice. The practice delivers bespoke cyber defense and digital intelligence solutions within the military, intelligence and law enforcement sectors.


  • Complimentary for CBC members and non-CBC members