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 Principal and Canadian Practice Leader, SR&ED, Ryan 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 Jay McLean, CPA, CMA, P.Eng., MBA, BASc. Partner – National SR&ED Leader, MNP LLP Craig Mulcahy, CPA, CGA Partner, SR&ED and Government Incentives, BDO Canada LLP Shawn D. Reain, CPA, CA Partner, Tax Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP STAFF LIAISONS Bruce Ball, FCPA, FCA, CFP, TEP CPA Canada Tax Advisory Committee Chair Vice-president, Taxation Vivian Leung Senior Principal, Taxation, CPA Canada Fabio Bonanno, CPA, CA Principal, Taxation, CPA Canada Learn more about the CPA Canada SR&ED Tax Committee terms of reference.