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 William Dobson, CPA, CA CPA Canada Special Advisor, Tax Vivian Leung CPA Canada Program director, Tax Education Daniela Profiti, CPA Canada Principal, Tax Education Learn more about the CPA Canada SR&ED Tax Committee terms of reference.