This committee advocates on behalf of CPAs for sound tax policy and administration related to SR&ED tax credits and other incentives for innovation. Composed of SR&ED tax advisors from some of Canada’s larger accounting firms, the committee identifies issues regarding the SR&ED program and related policies and provides a forum for engaging with federal and provincial tax authorities and legislators. CHAIR Carlo Ciaramitaro, CPA, CA, CFP Partner, Tax, Canadian and Americas R&D Incentives Practice Leader, KPMG LLP PAST CHAIR Albert De Luca, FCPA, FCA Partner, National Leader Global R&D and Government Incentives / Tax Deloitte MEMBERS Susan Bishop, CPA, CA National leader, SR&ED and Business Tax Incentives, Ernst & Young LLP David Douglas CA, CPA Partner, Regional Government Incentives Leader, BDO Canada LLP Ken Douglas, B.Sc.(H), M.Eng., MBA Principal, SR&ED Tax Services, Grant Thornton LLP Renée Gallant, FCPA, FCA, M.Fisc. Managing partner, Gallant & Associés Michel Lefebvre, avocat, CPA, CGA Leader, SR&ED and tax incentives, Mazars Harel Drouin, S.E.N.C.R.L. Jay McLean, CPA, CMA, P.Eng., MBA, BASc. Partner – National SR&ED Leader, MNP LLP Shawn D. Reain, CPA, CA Partner, Tax Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP STAFF LIAISONS Gabe Hayos, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D CPA Canada Tax Advisory Board Chair Vice-president, Taxation Bruce Ball, FCPA, FCA, CFP, TEP Incoming Vice-president, Taxation Vivian Leung Program director, Tax Education Daniela Profiti, Principal, Tax Education Learn more about the CPA Canada SR&ED Tax Committee terms of reference.