Press release

21 Nov. 2022

EY Strengthens Data & Analytics Capability Through The Acquisition of Bridge Business Consulting

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EY strengthens data & analytics capability through the aquisition of Bridge Business Consulting

  • 20 data and analytics professionals to join EY in its Data & Analytics practice.
  • The team delivers professional services that help clients turn data into value with a focus on data strategy, data engineering, analytics AI and data management. 

EY Business Solutions (“EY”) continues to build out its leading data and analytics capabilities through the acquisition of Bridge Business Consulting (“Bridge”).

The acquisition adds further depth to EY’s growing Data & Anaytics practice to continue providing  successful data and analytics strategies and solutions for clients across a range of industries, including Asset & Wealth Management, Banking, Energy, Entertainment & Media, Healthcare, Insurance, Retail, Superannuation, Telecommunications, Travel & Transportation and Utilities.

Bridge is focussed on helping clients transform by turning data into value. They offer services that span the entire data and analytics value chain, including data strategy, data engineering, analytics, AI and data management.

Bridge Managing Partners Robert Mazevski and John Desmond will be joining Ernst & Young Australia as partners, with a commitment to continue building the EY Data & Analytics practice for the long-term benefit for EY clients. All Bridge employees will come across to EY starting November 21.

Cameron Wall, the EY managing partner for the Data & Analytics practice in the Asia-Pacific region said:

“The acquisition of Bridge further bolsters our ability to support   EY clients to transform their businesses through data and analytics, alongside EY’s successful and well-respected Data & Analytics practice.

“Bridge aren’t strangers to us – we’ve worked together over the years and seeing them in action and the similarity in our approach to clients and the way we work gives us a lot of confidence that we will make a great team.

“Bridge has a successful track record of helping clients across consumer, retail, financial services, utilities, and telecommunications industries achieve business growth, and will bring a talented team and library of knowledge assets to enhance our technology consulting services,” he said.

John Desmond, Bridge Managing Partner and co-founder, said:

“We’re excited by the opportunities that joining EY will create for both the Bridge team and our clients. We align strongly to their purpose of ‘Building A Better Working World’ and with their values as an organisation.”

Robert Mazevski, Bridge Managing Partner and co-founder, said:

“This is a great opportunity for us to continue to build our firm into an even stronger proposition for our people and our clients. We will be able to help accelerate our growth and fast track our strategy as part of EY Business Solutions in the Asia-Pacific region.

“Our team is excited about the the scale and range of opportunities that they will have access to by being a part of EY where the  connections across the globe will open up even more interesting and challenging client engagements for us,” he said.

Steve Bingham, EY Technology Consulting Leader for the Asia-Pacific region, said:

“I want to extend a warm welcome to John, Robert, and the Bridge team.

“This important acquisition helps move us closer to our ambition to become the world’s leading transformation consultants, trusted to help  EY clients realise long-term value through the impact  of people, technology, and innovation.

“Data & Analytics is a huge growth area for us in the Asia-Pacific region, and the acquisition of Bridge will assist us in strengthening our practice and moving us towards our desired strategic position in the market.

“By bringing in new and experienced data and analytics practitioners to complement EY  existing Asia-Pacific Data & Analytics team, we expand our capability and capacity to service  EY clients, as well as provide further opportunities to drive innovation of  EY products and solutions.

“We’re thrilled the Bridge team is joining EY and I know they will be a great addition to the  Data & Analytics team,” he said.


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