Executive Vice President, North American Tax
Robert has over 15 years of experience in the review and contestation of property and business tax assessments. Relying in part on the experience he gained as an Acting Chair of a provincial assessment appeal board, Robert has represented taxpayers before assessment review and appeal boards throughout Canada. In 2001, Robert joined Deloitte as a Senior Manager and was appointed an Associate Partner of the firm in 2007. When Altus Group acquired Deloitte’s realty tax practice in 2008, Robert was appointed to the Management Committee of the property tax group and was responsible for the property tax operations of Altus Group in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in addition to his role as a senior leader in Alberta. Most recently he has relocated to Toronto, Ontario and assumed responsibility for legal and advocacy support to the property tax group in the United States and Canada. Robert has broad knowledge in the valuation of all property types, in the interpretation and application of assessment legislation and draws on his experience as a former board member and assessment appeal advocate in providing advice to the property tax group on practice and procedure before assessment appeal tribunals.