BA, University of Toronto
Nick Pantaleo is a retired executive of Rogers Communications where he was Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance from 2013-2018 responsible for Business Continuity, Corporate Investigations, Enterprise Risk Management, Fraud Management, Insurance, Internal Audit, Physical Security, Retail Loss Prevention and Tax.
Prior to joining Rogers, Nick was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 22 years, providing tax and business advisory services to a number of Canada’s largest domestic and multinational companies while serving in various national leadership roles within PwC.
Nick was a nationally recognized tax specialist during his career. He spoke at numerous tax and business conferences, including conferences sponsored by the Canadian Tax Foundation, the International Fiscal Association, and the Tax Executives Institute. He authored numerous papers and was the co-editor of the International Tax Planning feature of the Canadian Tax Journal and a recipient of the Douglas J. Sherbaniuk Distinguished Writing Award, presented annually by the Canadian Tax Foundation. In 2008, Nick served as a member of federal Finance Minister James Flaherty’s Advisory Panel on Canada's System of International Taxation.
Nick has been a Senior Fellow of the C.D. Howe Institute since 2020 and a member of the Institute’s Fiscal and Tax Competitiveness Council since 2009. He is a guest lecturer at the University of Waterloo Faculty of Accounting & Finance, and a member of the College of Electors, University of Toronto.
He is a Past President of the Canadian Branch of the International Fiscal Association, a past governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, a former Adjunct Associate Professor of international tax at the University of Waterloo Master of Taxation program and a former lecturer and course coordinator at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Advance International Tax Course. He was also a member of the board Catholic Cemeteries and Funeral Services – Archdiocese of Toronto and of Catholic Charities.
Nick is a Chartered Professional Accountant and became a Fellow in 2006. He is a graduate of Institute of Corporate Directors – Rotman Directors Education Program and in 2012 was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.