Amélie is a Partner within the Tax & Legal practice at Deloitte Canada and leads our National Equity and Incentives service line. She has over 17 years of tax experience, specializing in the area of compensation design, implementation and operation of companies’ incentive arrangements, in addition to considering tax optimization strategies in a cross-border / global context. She is advising a number of Canadian headquartered public and private companies on all aspects of rewards and is serving a number of clients in the financial services industry. She is also involved in M&A transactions in the determination of the tax treatment and alternatives with respect to equity programs for executives and other members of management, and also plays a role in the structuring of Private Equity compensation structures for fund managers. In her leadership role, she also drives innovative strategies and global best practices to address clients’ needs. Amelie started her career in the Deloitte London (UK) office before joining the Canadian practice. In 2003, she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at HEC Montréal and in 2005, a Master of Organization Studies at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. In 2010, she completed an intensive tax course at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. She is a frequent speaker on equity related tax matters at webinars and conferences. She also served as a board member for a non-for-profit youth theatre production company for 5 years.