Peter Griffith

Global Managing Partner – Finance and Corporate Development

Peter leads our Finance and Corporate Development function, a role in which he is responsible for our corporate development, finance, and treasury activities.

Previous experience

Peter started with EY in 1981, in the US National Accounting and Auditing Group. He has extensive investment banking, private equity and corporate governance experience and has held a variety of leadership roles at EY including Global Treasurer; Chairman and CEO of EY Corporate Finance LLC; and Managing Partner for the Americas Pacific Southwest Region. Peter also spent eight years as Managing Director of the investment banking division for a leading NYSE financial services and investment firm and was a partner in its affiliated private equity fund.

Credentials and community activities

Peter is a strong advocate of EY’s values, investing in the careers of our people and building an inclusive culture. As testament to his inclusive leadership, Peter was named Man of the Year in 2010 by the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners – the organization’s first-ever male honoree – for his support of women in leadership.

Peter is a graduate of the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California and is a CPA in the state of California. He serves on the Marshall School of Business Board of Leaders and is a member of the Dean's Policy Circle at the Pardee Rand Graduate School.