RSM hires Neil Chander as tax partner

13 November 2023 1 min. read
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RSM Canada has hired Neil Chander as a Toronto-based partner in its international tax practice.

Chander is an international tax expert with over 25 years of experience leading and building tax functions at large multinational organizations, with a focus on real estate. He has extensive experience with US and international regulatory and governance requirements, and has expertise across the treasury function, contract negotiations, transfer pricing, M&A, and operational transformation, among other areas.

Chander previously spent over three years at QuadReal Property Group, a $60-billion global real estate asset and property manager and developer, where he was SVP of global taxation. In the role, he managed the global tax function and oversaw compliance, structuring, due diligence, planning, and advisory.RSM hires Neil Chander as tax partnerBefore that, Chander spent 11 years at Colliers International (formerly FirstService), where he was a VP in the tax function. Prior to entering the real estate sector, Chander was a senior tax manager at PwC, a tax manager at Deloitte, and an accountant at BDO.

He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Waterloo. Chander is also a CPA in Canada and the US and a chartered global management accountant.

“I’m excited to welcome Neil to RSM and our tax team,” said Maria Severino, national tax leader, RSM Canada. “Neil’s extensive experience as a real estate industry tax leader, coupled with his passion for driving transformation and automation, will be central to bringing the full power of our tax practice and firm to our global real estate clients and prospects to enhance their experience.”

RSM earlier this year hired Hui Zhang as a Toronto-based partner in its US tax practice.