Pip McCrostie

Global Vice Chair – Transaction Advisory Services

Pip focuses on ensuring that our global TAS practice delivers exceptional client service to help leading corporations, private equity firms, governments and state-owned enterprises achieve their strategic transaction and capital goals.

Pip has led our global TAS practice – which consists of more than 9,000 TAS professionals around the world – in a post-financial crisis M&A market facing unprecedented challenges globally. In that time, TAS has transformed its business around the Capital Agenda – which helps organizations strategically raise, invest, optimize and preserve their capital.

Previous experience

Since joining EY in 1987, Pip has played key roles in major transactions in the US and Europe. Formerly a global client service partner in the UK TAS and Tax practices, she has considerable experience of advising private equity houses on the tax aspects of transactions. She was the founder of the Global Transaction Tax network and co-founded the UK Transaction Tax group. Pip was also a member of the UKI Advisory Council and the European Advisory Council.

Credentials and community activities

Pip has a key role in an independent mentoring program, working with women in business to foster an increase in gender diversity at executive levels.

Pip is a qualified lawyer and practiced for several years in New Zealand, where she also qualified as an accountant.