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Murphy, William

Senior Partner, KPMG

Murphy, William

Senior Partner, KPMG
Bill is a senior partner with KPMG’s Governance, Risk and Assurance Services, and national leader of KPMG’s Sustainability Services practice.

Over his 35 year career, Bill has helped drive governance and risk management innovation as waves of regulatory change and increasing business complexity have created the need for breakthrough solutions and unique subject matter expertise.
Bill has worked with Canada’s leading pension funds and financial institutions in the fields of governance, strategy, enterprise risk management and sustainability. Bill brings extensive audit and advisory experience, and has regular contact with senior Board members, group executives and business leaders.

As national leader of KPMG’s Sustainability Services practice, Bill focuses on the breadth of technological, social and environmental impacts of emerging business issues including:
• ESG and responsible investing strategy
• Climate change risks and opportunities
• Performance reporting and assurance.

Bill is an author and speaker at various conferences and seminars for directors and executives. He is a significant contributor to KPMG’s Better Business Reporting and Sustainability Reporting surveys, and other global thought leadership publications.

Bill has served as a member of the Audit and Assurance Standards Board, the Board of Examiners’ Syllabus Committee, and various task forces on behalf of CPA Canada.

Bill received an FCPA fellowship from CPA Ontario for his career accomplishments and community leadership, including as Board Chair for important arts and health organizations. He is currently active in the conservation of an environmentally sensitive UNESCO world biosphere reserve.

Sessions by Murphy, William

ESG and Climate Change: The Role of Internal Audit

16:10 - 17:00