Edward (Ted) C. Bell

National SR&ED Tax Incentives Leader, PwC Canada

Ted Bell is a National Leader, SR&ED and Other Tax Incentives in the Tax Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP based in the Vancouver office. He leads our British Columbia Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) practice and also supports our Climate Change Services team as a technical subject matter expert.

As a heavy industry and shop floor professional, Ted has worked with various clients to help them identify, document, prepare, and successfully defend their SR&ED claims for over eight years. He has extensive working knowledge of managing large, multiple facility claims, in a broad range of industries including pulp and paper and forestry, upstream and downstream oil and gas, pipelines, mining, agriculture, aquaculture, construction and engineering, cement, and various types of manufacturing.

Since 2008, Ted has assisted clients with the development and assurance of greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting systems under various North American regulatory regimes. His experience in this space has included the technical and scientific aspects of GHG regulatory reporting methodologies, and the project development, validation and verification aspects of GHG offset projects.

Prior to working in SR&ED, Ted spent 13 years working in various industries in numerous operational roles ranging from process engineering to senior manufacturing management in large resource-based manufacturing facilities.

Ted graduated with both a BASc (Mechanical) and an MEng (Chemical) from the University of British Columbia (UBC), in Vancouver. He also obtained an EMBA from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby. Ted is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of British Columbia and an accredited greenhouse gas verifier. Ted’s published works include “Tax, Climate Change, and Technology” published in CA Magazine in August 2010.Ted is an avid global traveller, having visited over 50 countries and is a car enthusiast. He currently lives in Vancouver with his wife and son.


  • Tax (SR&ED)
  • Climate Change Services
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Forestry
  • Oil and Gas
  • Mining


  • Climate Change
  • Greenhouse Gas Reporting Verification
  • Offset Project Verification and Emissions Reduction Technology
  • Scientific Research and Experimental Development


  • University of British Columbia
  • Simon Fraser University

Area of interest

  • Travel
  • Cars