Grant McDonald

Country Managing Partner, Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean; CARICOM Head of Tax; Global Aerospace & Defense Industry Sector Leader

Grant McDonald is currently the Country Managing Partner for KPMG in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean (BEC) and leads the tax practice for the KPMG Caricom cluster, which includes BEC, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago. Grant has worked with KPMG for over 40 years in Canada, the US and the Caribbean, acting as a senior business advisor to significant clients of the firm around the world. He has advised clients across numerous industry sectors, including technology, manufacturing and financial services, for both publicly-traded and private enterprises. While in Canada, Grant led several engagements related to autonomous and electrification of vehicles.

Grant is also the global sector leader for KPMG’s Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Industry practice. A current focus of the A&D practice worldwide is to assess the impact of global ESG initiatives on the industry, including reduction of carbon emissions, electrification, sustainable aviation fuels and other related technological changes to achieve net zero objectives.

Grant is a regular columnist and frequent speaker on topics of interest at industry webinars, seminars and conferences around the world and is an active member of various industry associations.