Bill Freda

Chair, Finance & Governance Committee

Bill Freda has served on the Hamilton Board for nine years, the last six years as Chair, and brings key insight and perspective on risk management, international expansion and client relationships gained through his extensive experience interacting with audit committees, boards of directors and senior management.

As senior partner and vice chair of Deloitte, LLP, Bill served Deloitte’s most significant clients and maintained key relationships, acting as a strategic liaison to the marketplace as well as to professional and community organisations. He joined Deloitte in 1974 and built a distinguished record of service during his 40-year career, having served on a wide range of multinational engagements for many of Deloitte’s largest and most strategic clients.

Bill’s many senior positions at Deloitte included Chair of the Risk Committee and the Audit Committee of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s Board of Directors, Managing Partner of Deloitte’s US Client Initiatives, and member of the US Executive Committee. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Guardian Life Insurance Company and State Street Corporation.