Fiona Watson

Senior Director, & Member of the Extended Leadership Group

Fiona joined WBCSD in May 2023 as Senior Director in the Redefining Value team focused on systemic issues relating to Governance & Capital. This role leverages her legal background and experience leading transformative agendas in the finance and corporate worlds, first in the aftermath of the financial crisis and more recently on the sustainability imperative. 

After 5 years of advisory experience at PWC, Fiona practiced New York corporate law at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in NY and London with a focus on capital markets. She moved in-house to the Royal Bank of Scotland Group (now NatWest) in 2010, ultimately as Head of Legal, Treasury, ESG and Disclosure. In 2020, she moved to Amazon where she held roles in the Legal and Sustainability teams leading initiatives relating to incoming sustainability regulation and disclosure.  

Fiona holds a LLB in English and German Law from University College London and a LLM in International Trade and Business Law from Fordham University in New York. She is a qualified lawyer in New York (USA) and England and Wales (UK).  

Raised in Scotland, she has lived in Asia, Europe and the USA and is now a dual UK-Dutch national living in Amsterdam.  

Fiona Watson | LinkedIn 

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