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The tax landscape is changing rapidly. As tax professionals, we have an opportunity to transform businesses with technology investments, helping to bring greater value to EY teams and clients.

James D. Hunter

EY Global Tax Platform Leader; EY Global Compliance & Reporting Leader

An inclusive leader, passionate about growing and transforming EY services. Tennis fanatic. Doting father and grandfather.

Jim is a member of the EY Global Tax Executive Committee. He is currently both the EY Global Tax Platform (GTP) Leader and EY Global Compliance and Reporting Leader. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience in driving transformative offerings to help achieve client success in Tax and Finance operations and co-sourcing, as well as meeting clients’ compliance, reporting, tax policy, controversy and business tax advisory needs worldwide.

Prior to assuming his current role, Jim spent seven years as EY Asia-Pacific Tax Leader. He began his EY journey in 2001 in New York, after 12 years with another firm based in Silicon Valley.

Jim received his MS in Taxation from Georgetown University, and his BBA in Accounting from The College of William and Mary. 

How James is building a better working world

“In this rapidly changing business environment, tax and finance services increasingly require greater technology and data transformation elements to achieve success. My team’s investments in standardization of processes across the board, driving higher degree of automation through EY Global Tax Platform and focus on centralized services is transforming the business model of EY clients and is also helping the EY talent agenda of building and nurturing an exceptional and diverse talent pool. EY Tax professionals can anticipate rapid growth in careers for accounting, legal as well as science, technology, engineering and mathematics, in turn helping to bring value to EY clients as well as businesses.”

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