EY appoints George Atalla to Global Sector Leader to its Government & Public Sector practice

Washington, DC, 11 August 2014

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EY announces the appointment of George Atalla to the role of Global Sector Leader to its Government & Public Sector practice.

Atalla comes to this position after having recently served as a partner and vice president at Booz & Company, where he led their Government & Public Sector practice across the Middle East and Africa regions. Atalla will be based in EY’s McLean, Virginia office after having previously been based in Dubai.

Atalla has worked in over 30 developed and developing markets, focusing on public private partnerships and outsourcing; restructuring and organizational transformation; policy reform; and investment prioritization. He also served as the Managing Partner for Booz’s Egypt and Qatar offices, with responsibility for business development and practice growth.

Atalla holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the American University of Beirut, an MBA from George Washington University, an MSc in Transportation from Northwestern University and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also is a registered professional engineer.

He succeeds Uschi Schreiber in the role, who has since been appointed to Global Vice Chair – Markets and Chair of the Global Accounts Committee at EY. Schreiber’s new role sits on EY’s Global Executive – the company’s most senior management body.

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