Resilience Through Change
The C.D. Howe Institute invites you to join for a virtual event with Commissioner Bob Hamilton from the Canada Revenue Service. Commissioner Hamilton will present on how the CRA and our tax system will come out of a national crisis stronger than ever before.
C.D. Howe Institute events and webinars are open to members and their guests.
Bob Hamilton, Commissioner of Revenue and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Revenue Agency
Bob Hamilton was appointed as the Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) effective August 1, 2016.
Prior to joining the Canada Revenue Agency, Bob served as Deputy Minister of Environment Canada, and Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada.
Bob was appointed Senior Associate Secretary of the Treasury Board in March 2011 and named by the Prime Minister as the lead Canadian on the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council.
Bob has held many senior positions in the Department of Finance, including Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy, and Assistant Deputy Minister of Financial Sector Policy.
He received his Honours BA and Master's degrees in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.
He was appointed the Chair of the OECD's Forum on Tax Administration (FTA) in August 2020. The FTA is brings together Commissioners from 53 advanced and emerging tax administrations from across the globe.