Ken Fredeen, General Counsel at Deloitte LLP, was recently appointed by Ministers Flaherty and Finley as Chair of the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities. In June 2012, Ken was awarded The Queen’s Jubilee Medal for public service. Ken is Chair of Deloitte’s Inclusion Council, executive sponsor for Deloitte’s LGBT people’s network and is responsible for Deloitte’s Corporate Responsibility mandate. He is a founding member of the LLD.

Simon Fish, Executive Vice-President and General Counsel at BMO Financial Group, was honoured with the 2013 Canadian General Counsel of the Year Award at the Canadian General Counsel Awards this past June. Simon won the award for leadership excellence in the legal profession and for his impact on corporate social responsibility and diversity initiatives at the bank. He is Chair of BMO’s Sustainability Council, Executive Diversity Champion and Co-Chair of BMO’s Diversity Renewal Council. Simon is a founding member of the LLD.