Rudi Braes
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Rudi Braes

EY EMEIA Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner

Passionate about entrepreneurship and stimulating talent. Dedicated husband and father. Loves soccer and golf.

Rudi is EY EMEIA Vice Chair. Together with Andy Baldwin, Chair of EY EMEIA, he is responsible for a region with over 120,000 employees that extends across 98 countries on three continents. He is the first Belgian to fill this position.

Serving both national and international clients, he has been a member of the EY EMEIA Executive Management Team since 2012.

Previously, he has been Office Managing Partner in Antwerp, Country Managing Partner in Belgium and Regional Managing Partner in Belgium and the Netherlands. He became an audit partner with Ernst & Young Bedrijfsrevisoren BCVBA in 2000.

Rudi received a master’s degree in Business Economics from KUL Antwerp.

How Rudi is building a better working world

“Fostering and stimulating EY people’s talent is crucial in our common mission of building a better working world. I believe you can only truly see an individual’s potential when working side by side with them.As a leader, it’s important to take time to get to know EY people. I believe a culture of open collaboration and co-creation can only contribute to this.”

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