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. Gino joined Bennett Jones from PwC where he was Vice Chair of PwC Canada, a member of the Global Board of the PwC Network, and prior to that, a National Managing Partner. Applying his business leadership and governance experience, Gino provides strategic advice for Bennett Jones to 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. A Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (FCPA, FCA) and a United States Certified Public Accountant (Illinois), Gino has been recognized as a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant for his achievements and leadership contributions to the community and the profession.
With his extensive experience in governance, strategy and leadership, Gino serves as a Board member or Board Committee member of various business and community organizations. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Foresters Financial, and a member of the Committee of Management of the Toronto Club. Gino is a past member of the National Council of C.D. Howe Institute and past Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of Providence Healthcare Foundation.