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 Finance Sector Policy. He received his Honours BA and Master's degrees in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.
"The OECD Forum on Tax Administration (FTA) recognises the important role of the Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) initiative in supporting developing countries to build frontline tax audit capacity. In representing the FTA on the TIWB Governance Board, I look forward to strengthening the relationship between our respective organisations and working constructively to ensure the success of TIWB." - Bob Hamilton