Rob JefferySenior Director of Taxation, Sobeys Inc.
Rob Jeffery was appointed to the Board of Directors of CBC/Radio-Canada on April 30, 2015, for a five-year term.
Mr. Jeffery is Senior Director of Taxation for Sobeys Inc. in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he is responsible for the leadership of the income tax function. His experience lies in tax aspects of mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and financial reporting for income taxes. He has been active in the field of accounting education and presently instructs professional development taxation courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia.
Mr. Jeffery currently sits on the board of directors of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia and the Fred C. Manning School of Business Advisory Board at Acadia University. He is a member of the Governing Council for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia, and serves on various tax committees with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
Prior to working at Sobeys Inc., Mr. Jeffery was Senior Manager at Deloitte and Touche LLP. He was also formerly a part-time faculty member at Dalhousie University, facilitated course work at the Atlantic School of Chartered Accountancy, and was a tutor for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ In Depth Taxation Course.
Mr. Jeffery has volunteered with various not for profit boards, including sitting on the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Halifax.
Mr. Jeffery is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) (Nova Scotia) and a certified public accountant (Colorado). He is a graduate of Acadia University with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) degree and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business.