Pierre Bourgeois is leader of the International Tax Services group in the Montréal office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He provides international and Canadian tax planning advice to various Montréal and foreign-based multinationals.
Pierre has been involved in structuring various foreign investments in Europe, the United States, South America and Asia-Pacific, as well as various reorganizations and acquisitions in Canada.
Pierre has worked in the tax since 1987. From 1990-91, Pierre was a senior rulings officer with CRA’s Rulings Directorate, where he worked in the area of international tax and corporate reorganizations.
Pierre earned a BCom from Concordia University in Montréal, QC, in 1984. In 1986, he received a Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy from McGill University in Montréal. He is also a CA.
Pierre is a frequent speaker in international taxation and has spoken at the Canadian Tax Foundation (Annual Conference and Corporate Management Tax Conference), the Association de planification fiscale et financière (Annual Conference and various symposia), the Montréal and Detroit chapters of the Tax Executives Institute and the International Fiscal Association.
In addition, Pierre is Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and was a member of the CRA's technical advisory group dealing with e-commerce tax policy issues. Pierre lectured in international taxation in the Master's program of the University of Montréal's law faculty and the École des Hautes Études Commerciales from 1994-2000. He also lectured the advanced tax course in Concordia University’s CA program in from 1990-94.