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 Albert De Luca, FCPA, FCA Partner, National Leader Global R&D and Government Incentives / Tax Deloitte VICE-CHAIR Carlo Ciaramitaro, CPA, CA, CFP Partner, Tax, Canadian and Americas R&D Incentives Practice Leader, KPMG LLP MEMBERS Susan Bishop, CPA, CA National leader, SR&ED and Business Tax Incentives, Ernst & Young 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, CPA, CGA Partner, Taxation, R&D and Innovation, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Michael C. McCreight, B.Math., CPA, CA Partner through a professional corporation, National SR&ED Partner, BDO Canada LLP 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 Policy Committee Chair Vice-president, Taxation, CPA Canada William Dobson, CPA, CA Special advisor, Tax, CPA Canada Stefan Mihailovich, CPA, CA, B.Comm. Principal, Professional Learning and Development, CPA Canada Learn more about the CPA Canada SR&ED Tax Committee terms of reference.