As Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation, Gino Scapillati supports the Bennett Jones leadership team and lawyers in delivering advice to clients in new and advanced ways, nationally and globally. Gino recently joined Bennett Jones from PwC where he was Vice Chair of PwC Canada and a member of the Global Board of the PwC Network. Applying his business leadership and governance experience, Gino provides strategic advice so the firm can adapt and thrive. By focusing on creative, collaborative and technologically enabled solutions, he helps guide the firm in delivering a strong and innovative client experience.
Throughout his career, Gino has worked with senior executives and corporate directors of some of Canada’s largest companies to help them maximize value and execute business strategy. He began his career at PwC in 1981 and was admitted to partnership in 1990.
Gino is a member of the National Council of C.D Howe Institute and the Ontario Business Advisory Council of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, providing strategic perspectives on the Canadian business environment.
Gino is a frequent presenter in the Directors Education Program of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors. A Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA) and a United States Certified Public Accountant (Illinois), he was elected as a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant for his achievements and leadership contributions to the community and the profession.