Liz Murphy leads the OMERS tax team and is responsible for all investment, acquisition, divestiture, structuring and compliance tax across the enterprise. She has been at OMERS for five years, and was previously responsible for global tax strategy and execution at Oxford Properties Group, OMERS real estate arm. Liz’s team works closely with business teams to structure and implement tax-efficient domestic or cross-border investments. Post-acquisition, her team is responsible for managing tax risks, international tax compliance, and planning with the business teams to ensure tax efficient business operations.
Prior to joining Oxford, Liz was a partner in the Global M&A tax practice of KPMG, specializing in acquisition structuring, due diligence and tax modelling for pension funds, private equity and strategic clients. In this role, she led several high-profile assignments in Canada and internationally.
Liz is currently Chair of the CPA Canada Industry Tax Committee, and a member of the board of the Canadian Tax Foundation.