Leading the integration of EY across Africa, Ajen is Regional Managing Partner. Encompassing 28 countries, this integration strives to create a borderless approach to clients and provide growth and development opportunities for EY people. He aims to help promote growth and broaden economic participation at all levels for all Africans.
In addition to his current role, Ajen is part of the EY EMEIA Board, Global Emerging Markets Committee and Global Accounts Committee. Previously, he led EY Africa Assurance services, having started his career with EY in 1993.
He is a SAICA Chartered Accountant and holds a BAcc from the University of the Witwatersrand.
How Ajen is building a better working world
“I am committed to creating exceptional experiences for EY people and clients. We have received multiple awards for gender mainstreaming as well as external recognition including Top Employer for Africa 2018 and Big 4 Firm of the Year from the South Africa Professional Services awards.”
Outside of EY, Ajen is Chairman of the Thuthuka Education Upliftment Fund, the body driving the race and gender transformation of the accounting profession in South Africa.