Mark Otty

Area Managing Partner – EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India and Africa)

Mark was appointed Managing Partner of our EMEIA Area in 2008 – a diverse Area spanning Europe, the Middle East, India, and Africa. The new EMEIA Area formally began operations on 1 July 2008, bringing together 67,000 people, making us the first of the Big 4 to achieve integration of this scope and scale.

Mark and the Area leadership team are driving our people, quality, and client initiatives in the established UK market, as well as working with our rapidly growing India practice as it responds to the enormous opportunities in India. Across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the continuing integration of our operations is strengthening our ability to service clients across borders.

Previous experience

Originally from South Africa, Mark's career has spanned multiple disciplines and locations. Having originally joined EY as an audit trainee, he has also worked with clients in the fields of corporate finance and tax in South Africa, Canada and the UK.

Mark has a particular focus on helping our people bring our values to life in their dealings with each other, and with our clients and others.


A South African Chartered Accountant, Mark graduated from the Witwatersrand University with degrees in Accounting and Commerce.


Now based in London, Mark is an enthusiastic marathon and triathlon competitor.


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