Pratt & Whitney Canada
Edward Hoskin was named Vice President, Engine Development Programs, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), in 2012. He is responsible for leading the activities within P&WC’s Engineering organization as well as design and analytical and engine development for P&WC’s turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and auxiliary power unit engines. He is also responsible for Plant 22 in Mississauga, Ontario. This facility is a major research-and-development centre for P&WC and the production centre for PW300 turbofan engines.
Mr. Hoskin joined P&WC in 1997 and held positions of increasing responsibility within Operations, Engineering Development and Project Management. Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Hoskin was Vice President, Mississauga & Turbofan Programs, and responsible for the PW300, PW500 and PW600 engine programs in service, as well as program management for derivative-engine development.
He also held the position of Director, Cold Module Centre, and was responsible for all global Engineering activities related to compression and transmission systems for P&WC’s complete product line. He was also directly responsible for the Engineering office in St. Petersburg, Russia.
In previous roles, Mr. Hoskin oversaw a major engine program and was responsible for delivering this new advanced engine from initial concept to production.
Prior to joining P&WC, Mr. Hoskin worked in engineering and operations at Union Gas Limited.
He earned a Bachelor of Engineering Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA, with a focus on management of innovation and technology, from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He is a professional engineer in Ontario and a Design Approval Appointee for Transport Canada.