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Corporate, commercial and SME banking is critical, but banks must transform to remain relevant in a digital world of constant change. For those that do so successfully, the future looks very exciting.

James Sankey

EY EMEIA Corporate, Commercial and SME Banking Leader

Focused on helping corporate, commercial and SME banks transform in an ever-changing world. Enjoys helping others. Curious and creative. Passionate about nature and sustainability.

James Sankey is a Partner with the Banking & Capital Markets team at Ernst & Young LLP in London and a member of the EY Corporate, Commercial and SME Banking leadership team. He is also a Client Service Partner focused on supporting corporate banks.

He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). His experience includes consulting, transactions, strategy and assurance.

How James is building a better working world

“I enjoy building relationships with EY clients and inspiring them to think differently and take new approaches to the way they are tackling diverse banking challenges, including changing customer needs, new digital competitors and new ways of working. I am especially passionate about working with commercial banking clients to shape their sustainability strategies, given their unique role in helping to accelerate the global transition to a more sustainable future.”

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