Simon Fish

Chair of BMO Climate Institute

Simon Fish is Chair of the BMO Climate Institute, he is responsible for advising on the bank’s sustainability strategy, environmental, social and governance risk management, impact measurement and reporting, and on the financial risks and opportunities related to climate change and transition for both clients and the bank.  BMO’s former General Counsel, Mr. Fish is a seasoned executive with 30 years of international experience at leading global companies BMO Financial, Vale and Royal Dutch Shell.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Fish practiced corporate and securities law with Dechert LLP.  He is a director of Queen’s University’s Institute for Sustainable Finance and has earned a number of distinctions, including Canada’s General Counsel of the Year.