Partner, Trade and Customs
Prior to joining KPMG in July 2018 as a Partner in the Trade and Customs Practice, Joy was President of the Canadian Importers and Exporters Association (I.E.Canada) for 8 years. Joy brings over 30 years of experience in customs compliance to the KPMG Trade and Customs team. Joy started her career in Montreal and worked for over 10 years for well-known customs brokers/freight forwarders giving her hands on operational experience.
Joy spent a number of years developing her expertise employed as a Senior Manager with public accounting firms of KPMG LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP as a Customs and International Trade consultant. The accounting firm environment provided her with extensive experience related to advising multinational clients in terms of meeting import and export requirements while minimizing costs. Her experience with professional tax and supply chain advisers has given her a background rich in understanding how customs and trade issues play an important role in developing corporate strategies. Her experience in advising how matters such as income tax transfer pricing and customs valuation fit into complex international restructuring plans have been key to her success as a consultant.
Joy has sat on various committees as advisors to Federal Ministers and has testified before both the House of Commons and Senate Committees on International trade on matters directly impacting Canadian importers and exporters.