William (Bill) J. Murphy

Senior Advisor, ESG

KPMG in Canada

Bill is a Senior Advisor with KPMG's ESG practice. He has more than 35 years of experience providing leading edge advisory and assurance services to major Canadian financial institutions and corporations. Bill is a speaker at various ESG conferences and seminars, is a significant contributor to KPMG's Sustainability Reporting survey and Audit Trends reports, and is the lead author on the Investor Leadership Network's physical and transition climate risk reports.

  • B.Comm., McMaster University

  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce (E.H. Ambrose Gold Medal)


  • Major Projects Advisory

  • Sustainability Report Assurance and Advisory

  • Accounting Advisory Services

  • Past Member, CICA Audit and Assurance Board

  • Past Chair and Governing Council Member, Ontario Lung Association

  • Past Chair, Orchestra London

  • Lecturer and Author, various governance-related topics