Silvia Montefiore

Canadian Managing Partner, Business Enablement and Operations

KPMG in Canada

Silvia is the Canadian Managing Partner for Business Enablement and Operations and a member of the Management Committee for KPMG in Canada. 

Silvia led the transformation of KPMG’s Business Enablement Services groups (Human Resources, Information Technology Services and Finance), making strategic decisions and investments that reflect our innovative mindset. Her leadership throughout the pandemic helped position the firm to support our people’s wellbeing and enable them to continue delivering high quality work for our clients. All of this has helped KPMG attract and retain top talent and continue to be recognized as one of the top employers in Canada.

Silvia’s previous roles include Business Leader of KPMG’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Audit practice in Toronto and National Sector Leader of KPMG’s Lottery and Gaming practice. She was also a member of KPMG in Canada’s Board of Directors and is the past Chair of the Nominations Committee and the Operations & Finance Committee of the Board. 

Silvia has over 25 years of experience and works with some of the largest clients in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector. She advises large clients on initial and secondary public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and complex accounting and compliance issues related to public company requirements in Canada and the U.S. 

In 2023, Silvia was recognized with a Best Business Executive Award in Operations by The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine.

  • Audit
  • Corporate Governance
  • HR effectiveness
  • Tech Innovation
  • B.Comm, University of Toronto


  • Board member, Women’s College Hospital Foundation

  • Board member, William Osler Health System

  • Honorary Co-Chair, Princess Margaret Walk to Conquer Cancer

  • Mentor, Women’s Executive Network (WXN)

  • Member, United Way’s Women United