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EY - Alison Kay

Alison Kay

EY Global Vice Chair – Industry

As EY Global Vice Chair – Industry, Alison Kay enables EY professionals to develop deep industry knowledge and sector experience to help companies navigate the challenges of disruption. She is focused on developing innovative, sector-specific approaches that address the critical issues facing businesses today, helping them to become and remain fit for the future.

Alison has extensive client-serving experience and is currently the Global Client Service Partner for Unilever. She previously led global teams of 3,500 professionals with extensive technical experience in providing assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to the power and utilities sector.

A prominent advocate for diversity and inclusiveness, Alison has a performance-based perspective on the links between diversity and business performance. She is a passionate voice in the debate on the need for increased diversity on executive boards.

A graduate from the UK’s University of Sheffield, Alison also holds an MBA from the Manchester Business School.