(BA / Hons. [Political Science], University of Manitoba, 1992)
(MA [Political Studies], University of Manitoba, 1995)
Troy Lulashnyk worked with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission as a Nuclear Non-Proliferation Officer from 1996 to 1998.
In 1999 he joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as a Senior Policy Advisor with the Nuclear and Chemical Disarmament Implementation Agency.
In 2002 he became Director of the Global Partnership Program, an initiative to prevent terrorist groups and countries of proliferation concern from accessing the Cold War legacy of weapons and materials of mass destruction and related expertise in the former Soviet Union. Subsequently in 2006 he became Director General of that bureau.
In 2010 he was named Director General of the Major Programs Bureau with responsibility for Canada’s international policies and programs addressing weapons of mass destruction threat reduction, international criminal activity, and counter-terrorism; along with participation in related international fora such as the Nuclear Security Summit and the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism. The bureau also houses the Government of Canada’s Counter-Terrorism and Anti-Crime Capacity-Building Programs, established in 2005 and 2009 respectively to enhance the capacity of key beneficiary states, government entities, and international organizations to prevent and respond to threats posed by terrorism and international criminal activity. The bureau is also responsible for programming in support of implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1540 on actions to prevent the proliferation of weapons and materials of mass destruction and their means of delivery to non-state actors and countries of proliferation concern.
In November 2011 Troy Lulashnyk became Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine.