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Grant McDonald

Grant McDonald

Managing Partner & Head of Tax, and KPMG Global Sector Leader, Aerospace and Defense

KPMG in Barbados

Grant McDonald is a partner with over 38 years’ experience at KPMG in Canada, the US and Barbados. He is currently the Managing Partner for KPMG in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, which includes offices in Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. As Managing Partner, Grant provides leadership to the Audit, Tax and Advisory functions and promotes service excellence to our clients across the Eastern Caribbean. He is also a Corporate and International Tax Partner, serving both multinational and Enteprise clients with tax compliance and planning matters.

As global sector leader for KPMG’s Aerospace and Defence (A&D) industry practice, Grant is responsible for staying abreast of the current issues facing A&D companies around the world and for sharing his industry knowledge with our clients and KPMG team members.

Grant was previously Office Managing Partner and tax partner at KPMG in Ottawa, Canada as well as the KPMG Executive Relationship Partner for the Government of Canada and the Canadian A&D Industry leader.

Grant has been an active community volunteer throughout his career and for his volunteer efforts he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Queen's University

Accreditation
  • Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)

Volunteer Experiences and Causes
  • Chair National Arts Centre Foundation Finance Committee

  • Board Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada

  • Finance Committee Member for the National Judicial Institute

  • Former President and Board Member of the Canadian Club of Ottawa