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 Ted Bell National SR&ED Tax Incentives Leader, PwC Canada 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 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 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.