COLONEL T.D. GRUBB, CD1
Col Tim Grubb enrolled in 1981 as a Reserve Military Police Officer, transferring to the Regular Force in 1984. During his career he has held a wide variety of positions at the tactical, operational and strategic levels.
He was employed in several staff positions, most notably as the Deputy Provost Marshal- Land Staff, as a Career Manager managing more than 500 CF members, as the Special Assistant to the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal, as Deputy Provost Marshal Professional Standards and as the Deputy Commander Canadian Forces Military Police Group.
As Special Assistant to the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal, he provided advice to the Chief of the Defence Staff through the Strategic Joint Staff and served as a member of the NATO Military Police Panel. As Deputy Commander for the Canadian Forces Military Police Group, Col Grubb oversaw the management of the CF Service Prison and Detention Barracks, the Military Police Security Service that supports Foreign Affairs, the CF National Investigation Service and the CF Military Police Academy.
In 1999, Col Grubb deployed as the Provost Marshal/Chief Force Protection for the Stabilization Force Bosnia-Herzegovina where he was responsible for oversight of all police and security relevant events and advice and direction on police and security issues.
Col Grubb is the recipient of a Chief of the Defence Staff Commendation for his work in developing a Close Protection capability for the CF.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in geography from the University of Victoria, is a graduate of the Canadian Forces Command and Staff College and holds many professional policing qualifications, most notably the Executive Development Course from the Canadian Police College and the Police Leadership Program from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Col Grubb is an active member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) where he serves both on the Counter-Terrorism and National Security Committee and sits on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Strategic International Studies. He is currently also a member of the National Executive Committee for Criminal Intelligence Service Canada. In late 2010 he was honoured by being elected as the Chair of the NATO MP Chiefs' Committee, a post he will occupy in the fall of 2011.
Col Grubb assumed the position of Canadian Forces Provost Marshal and Commander of the Canadian Forces Military Police Group on 4 June 2009.