Andy Chisholm is a member of the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada. Prior to that he spent most of his career at Goldman Sachs & Co, which he joined in 1985 in New York. He served in a variety of progressively more senior leadership roles within the organization during his 30 year career including as Senior Strategy Officer of the firm globally from 2012–2014, as Head or co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions Group in both London and New York from 2002–2012, and as co-Chair of the Firmwide Commitments Committee (primarily overseeing the firm's equity underwriting activities) from 2011–2015. He was a member of the Federal Government’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance, am an advisor to Arctern Ventures, a cleantech venture firm, and on the advisory Board of Queens University’s Institute of Sustainable Finance.
Andy holds a B. Comm. from Queens University (1981) and graduated with an MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University in 1985 where he is Chairman of the Advisory Board. He lives in Toronto with his family.