IPTI is an international organization with its President based in the United Kingdom, a Chief Executive Officer based in Canada, with Directors and Advisors based in Canada, the USA, Europe, Australia, and the Caribbean.
IPTI’s President, Paul Sanderson, spent over 40 years working for the UK Government’s Valuation Office Agency (VOA) where he was the Director responsible for all professional valuation work, including property tax assessments. The VOA is the largest valuation agency in the world with over 3,500 staff dealing with valuations of some 25 million properties. He is a major contributor to many of IPTI’s Canadian initiatives and projects.
IPTI’s Chief Executive Officer, Jerry Grad, is a co-founder of the organization. Jerry was President of a Canadian national property tax advisory and valuation firm. With over 40 years of professional experience in the municipal assessment and property tax arena, Jerry’s expertise includes research specific to international property taxation, assessment policy, valuation, taxation and litigation strategy.
IPTI’s Director, John Watling, has over 38 years’ of experience in the property assessment profession. Most recently providing strategic valuation and assessment expertise for a variety of property types for the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation. John has played a key role in the implementation of mass appraisal models for commercial and hospitality properties, developed stakeholder engagement agreements for implementation of values and processes, led in the implementation of valuation systems and has been involved in several high-profile property disputes before various courts. He has co-authored numerous presentations, webinars and workshops on valuation methodologies, mass appraisal and complex valuation matters.
Other Resources: Henry Grad, Director, IPTI; Karishma Lobo, Manager Marketing and Communications, IPTI; Lidia Konet, Manager Administration, IPTI
IPTI’s Board of Advisors is comprised of internationally-respected professionals all of whom have extensive experience at a high level in their respective fields. The breadth of membership of the Board reflects IPTI’s commitment to international participation and sharing best practices on a global basis. The Board contributes to the strategic direction and overall planning for IPTI.