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 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.