Paul Boucher

Paul Boucher

Partner, SR&ED and Government Incentives

BDO Burlington

905-272-7831

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Executive Summary

Paul leads BDO’s Special Advisory Services Manufacturing Industry Team and specializes in providing professional services that assist clients with a comprehensive approach to funding Innovation and Growth.

With a focus on maximizing government grant and incentive opportunities for clients, the team’s primary expertise is related to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) investment tax credit program for Canadian companies.

Paul has over 25 years of experience advising companies on a variety ofareas: automotive manufacturing, engineering, operations management, product and process design and development.  He has led projects in the developing alternative energy sector including, electric vehicle research, waste to energy, as well as other sustainable wind and solar energy initiatives.

He has acquired international project and operations management experience in Canada, Japan, Korea, United Kingdom and the United States. As a manufacturing and innovation subject matter expert Paul has been a regular contributor to many industry events, publications, workshops, and national policy initiatives.

Paul has been involved in the full range of innovation and growth funding services assisting clients with opportunity assessments, claim preparation and review, reporting system development and training, claim support services, identifying and managing risk, and providing technical industry expertise. 

Paul received a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) in Flint, Michigan and received his Professional Engineering designation in the province of Ontario. He is an avid golfer and tennis player, enjoys travelling and experiencing the great outdoors with family and friends.

Publications

  • Driving Innovation, When One Door Closes, Another One Opens – By Paul Boucher, Partner, BDO Canada, July/August 2012 - Published in 20/20 Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Magazine.
Professional Activities & Affiliations
  • On-air Analyst, Cato and Vaughan Automotive Summit, Business News Network (BNN)
  • Past Host, Automotive Industry Insight Forums
  • Guest Speaker, Electric Mobility Canada's annual general meeting
  • Moderator, Ontario Environmental Industry Association's annual financing and government incentive workshops
Professional Designations & Education
  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), Flint MI
  • Professional Engineering designation, Ontario

Professional Affiliations

On-air Analyst, Cato and Vaughan Automotive Summit, Business News Network (BNN)
Past Host, Automotive Industry Insight Forums
Guest Speaker, Electric Mobility Canada's annual general meeting
Moderator, Ontario Environmental Industry Association's annual financing and government incentive workshops

Professional Designations & Education

Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), Flint MI
Professional Engineering designation, Ontario