Ms. Barbara Muir leads the Enterprise Legal team at BMO Financial Group and is Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors of Bank of Montreal. She is accountable for legal and regulatory support for the bank’s enterprise initiatives and for corporate secretarial governance globally.
Following a serious car accident in 2013 that resulted in an incomplete cervical spinal cord injury causing paralysis from her shoulders down, Ms. Muir spent six weeks at Toronto Rehab’s Lyndhurst Centre where she gradually regained mobility, and since then she has continued her recovery journey. Barbara served as a member of the Toronto Rehab Foundation Board from 2016-2021, and as Chair of two of its Committees for different periods during that time.
Ms. Muir joined the Board of the UHN Foundation in April 2021 following the amalgamation of the Toronto Rehab Foundation and the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation. She currently serves as a member of the Nominating & Governance Committee.