Michael O’Connor

Michael O’Connor is Senior Vice-President, Tax at Sun Life Financial headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Michael is a chartered professional accountant and holds a BA (business administration) degree from Simon Fraser University, in British-Columbia, Canada. Prior to joining Sun Life, Michael was Chief Tax Officer for Alcan Inc. of Montreal. He also spent 17 years with Ernst & Young in Toronto, including three years working as Ernst & Young’s Canadian Tax Desk in London, England. Michael is currently the Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation and various tax related committees including the Income Tax Education Committee of CPA Canada. Michael recently raised funds for Open Studio with his G.A.A.R.T Board print project. Hiring Open Studio to produce the large edition, Michael also donated back the entire proceeds of the sales of the prints, supporting Open Studio’s programming with a unique personal print project.