Kim Murphy

Executive Director

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Kim Murphy assumed the role of Executive Director of Risk and Safety Services on April 1, 2018.

Kim is a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA, CA) and began her career at Queen’s University in September 1999 after working in public accounting for eight years. Her previous roles at Queen's included positions in Internal Audit, the Office of the AVP & Dean of Student Affairs and the Office of the Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall strategic direction on all issues related to risk management, safety and security at the university
  • Responsible for leading the departments of Environmental Health and Safety, Campus Security and Emergency Services and Insurance Services
  • Responsible for the development of a framework that allows the university to manage risk in a structured way and promote a strong risk management culture within the university
  • Responsible for the appraisal risk management issues and ensuring that senior management and the Board of Trustees are kept informed of significant risk management issues and of the part that they play in them