Lucia Iacovelli

Canadian Managing Partner for Tax and Legal

KPMG in Canada

Lucia is the Canadian Managing Partner, Tax and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), KPMG Law LLP. She oversees KPMG's National Tax and Law practices along with having primary responsibility for public trust, clients, market growth, people development and operations of tax and law.

Prior to her current role Lucia served as KPMG’s Tax and Law Business Unit Leader for the GTA since 2016, and prior to that led the firm’s financial services tax practice. Lucia brings more than 30 years of insurance industry experience in tax planning, corporate reorganization, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as significant knowledge of tax dispute resolution.

Lucia has shared her extensive knowledge at a number of speaking engagements for various insurance industry conferences, including the annual conference of the Canadian Insurance Accountants Association; the Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association; the CRA Insurance Forum and KPMG’s annual Insurance Issues Seminar. She has also co-authored and lectured at The Life Insurance Institute of Canada’s KPMG course on insurance taxation as well as KPMG’s Insurance in Canada.

  • Financial Services
  • Tax
  • Tax Dispute Resolution and Controversy
  • Bachelor Administrative Studies, York University

  • CICA In-depth Tax Course

  • CICA Corporate Reorganization Course

  • CICA International Tax Course

  • Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA), Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA)

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA)

  • Board Governor - Canadian Tax Foundation

  • Former Director - Board of Directors Canadian Italian Business Professional Association Toronto

  • Former Director/Treasurer – Board of Directors Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre and Chair of Finance Committee

  • Former board member of MAS

  • Volunteered various United Way Campaign