EY appoints Josh Lewsey as EY Asia-Pacific FSO People Advisory Services Leader
Hong Kong, 15 March 2017
EY announces the appointment of Josh Lewsey as EY Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Office (FSO) People Advisory Services (PAS) Leader. Based in Hong Kong, Lewsey will build teams specifically focused on providing change management assistance in the financial services front office for clients of EY member firms based in Hong Kong, Greater China, Singapore and Oceania.
With more than 13 years of experience in leading and advising on organizational performance improvement, Lewsey has operated at executive and board levels and most recently held roles with PwC, Citigroup and the Welsh Rugby Union. Having spent eight years as a trader and sales trader, Lewsey has an in-depth knowledgeable of financial services and has led multiple consulting assignments and independent industry reviews including a recent academic paper on navigating organizational change across the equities industry.
Chris Price, EY Global Leader of People Advisory Services, says:
“Josh brings a wealth of experience in organizational change management and financial services front office transformation and will be a great addition to the PAS teams. Having Josh lead EY FSO PAS capabilities from Hong Kong is an extremely positive step in effectively serving our clients across the APAC region and helping them adapt to the rapidly changing business environment.”
Lewsey says: “The way that an organization decides to approach change increasingly makes the difference between its success and failure, particularly in the current financial services environment. This raises many subsequent questions for organizations in financial services, but also opens up significant opportunities for the talent agenda. I look forward to working with our teams of dedicated professionals to help clients bring about a proactive and coordinated approach to transformational change.”
Lewsey holds an Executive MBA from Imperial College London, a diploma in law and an Honours degree from the University of Bristol. Josh is also a former British Army officer, England rugby union player, European and Rugby World Cup winner, and a test British & Irish Lion.
Price says: “Throughout a career spanning the military, elite sports and business, Josh has developed a reputation for being a dynamic and strong leader with a proven track record in building effective teams and getting results for his stakeholders and clients. His skill set will be a valuable addition to EY PAS.”
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