| || Ajen Sita |
Ajen was previously the Assurance leader for Africa and Head of Audit, South Africa before that. Having joined the firm in 1993, he was made Partner in 1999 and Entrepreneurial Services leader in 2001.
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Belgium and The Netherlands (BeNe)
Rudi is the Regional Managing Partner for BeNe. He also holds two additional roles as Country Managing Partner for Belgium and Operations Leader for BeNe. Before his appointment as Belgium Country Managing Partner in July 2011, Rudi was responsible for our market positioning there. In 2007 he set up the China Desk in EY Belgium, which focuses on the economic relations with the exponentially growing Chinese market. This followed five years as Industrial Products Leader for Western Europe.
| || Karl Johansson |
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Karl has broad experience in multinational accounts and the co-ordination of international tax engagements, M&A and due diligence projects in key global markets. In addition to advising senior members of the Russian government on issues affecting foreign investment, he has been a member of the Emerging Europe Business Council and Corporate Governance Task Force of the World Economic Forum, as well as the Foreign Investment Advisory Councils of Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Latvia.
| || Philip Hourquebie |
Central and South-East Europe (CSE)
Philip was previously Managing Partner for Africa and has extensive experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-country environment. He has personal experience in many of our service lines, and has worked with both very large and entrepreneurial clients, and is very engaged in developing productive relationships with governments.
| || Jean-Pierre Letartre |
Algeria, France and Luxembourg (FraLux)
Jean-Pierre joined Ernst & Young in 1985. In 1986, he created the Lille office and has headed up the French Strategic Growth Market practice since 1994, becoming a board Director of Ernst & Young France in 2000 and of the SEE in 2005. He is a member of the MEDEF (French business association made up of the senior management of all top French firms). He also heads the Entrepreneur of the Year Award Programme in France and is co-founder of the French “Entrepreneur’s Day” Association.
| || Andy Baldwin |
Financial Services Office (FSO)
Andy was previously AIBD leader for EMEIA FSO and has held a number of other leadership positions at Ernst & Young. He has also worked at Cap Gemini and IBM Consulting. Andy is directly involved with many of our OCA accounts.
| || Georg Graf Waldersee |
Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA)
Formerly CE Client Service & Accounts (CS&A) leader, Georg joined Ernst & Young as Markets leader in 2002, and took over as CE CS&A leader in 2005. With extensive experience in the automotive and industrial and consumer products sectors, Georg currently serves in a Senior Advisory Partner capacity on several OCA and Global Priority Accounts.
| || Rajiv Memani |
Rajiv is a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience in Assurance, Tax and Corporate Finance. He established Ernst & Young India's TAS practice in the late 1990s and, since 2002, Ernst & Young India has been named by Bloomberg as M&A leader in India based on number of transactions. Rajiv is affiliated with a number of prominent business and industry associations, including the World Economic Forum’s New Asian Leaders.
| || Donato Iacovone |
Donato joined the firm in 1984 as auditor in the Milan office, becoming Partner and Corporate Finance leader in 1996, and Partner in charge of the Public Sector in 1997. He led the Italian Business Advisory Services (BAS) practice from 2000 to 2005 before being named BAS leader of the former CWE Area from 2005 to 2008. Donato served as the Mediterranean Accounts & Business Development leader for two years prior to his recent appointment as Sub-Area Managing Partner. His industry experience includes extensive work in both power and utilities and government and public sectors and he is a member of the Italian C.P.A. Board and Associate of the Italian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
| || Abdulaziz Al-Sowailim |
Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
For more than 20 years, Abdulaziz has provided assurance, tax and business advisory services to a range of private and public sector organisations in the financial services, energy, petrochemicals, manufacturing, trading and services sectors. He has long-standing relationships within the MENA business community and strong ties with the public and private sector in Saudi Arabia, the Sub-Area's largest market. Abdulaziz is Vice Chairman of the Saudi Accounting Association and a member of the Saudi Organisation of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined Ernst & Young’s Riyadh office in 1986 and was appointed Country Managing Partner for Saudi Arabia in 2009.
| || Erik Mamelund |
Erik rejoined EY in 2003, working with clients such as DNB, one of the largest Nordic banks, and the largest Norwegian private investor group Ferd. Previously he served as the leader of the Nordic IFRS Desk and was the auditor of Norway's two largest corporations - the energy company Statoil and the telecommunications operator company Telenor.
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UK & Ireland
Steve has 15 years of consulting experience and his expertise ranges from Aerospace and Defence to Pharmaceutical and Energy.
Prior to this role Steve was the UK&I Markets leader. responsible for executing EY's growth strategy across all service lines, priority sectors and regions of the business. He previously led the London Advisory business, which was formed in 2008. He joined Ernst & Young from Accenture in 2005 as the NEMIA Service Line Leader for BAS. Steve has worked on some of the largest UK&I accounts including the UK Home Office and National Grid.