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As we tackle today’s disruptive forces, combining diverse perspectives with an inclusive culture will be critical to providing long-term value.

Michael Thompson

EY EMEIA Strategy and Workforce Advisory Leader, People Advisory Services

Passionate about fostering a truly inclusive environment where people can realize their full potential. Experienced strategic leader. Husband.

Michael is a member of the EY EMEIA Executive, serving as both Strategy Leader and Workforce Advisory Leader. Michael collaborates with teams across geographies, services and functions, leading the execution of EY global strategy in 97 countries across the EMEIA business; enabling EY to continue to deliver exceptional services which bring our clients’ ambitions to life. 

With over 20 years of experience across professional services, Michael has held several senior roles within EY and has developed and delivered strategies for some of the world’s largest organizations. His focus is on harnessing the power of people and enabling businesses to maximize the capabilities and energies of their workforce.

Michael holds both a master’s degree in Business and Economics from the University of Michigan and a BA from Xavier University of Louisiana. 

How Michael is building a better working world

“I strive to build a better working world every day by enabling talented people to realize their full potential and harness their individual attributes to support their career goals, create long-term value and build team success. My personal motivation is to create a working world which is truly inclusive and enables every individual to bring their true self to work.”  

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