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Finance executives are experiencing significant disruption. We help ground their response in the art of the possible, but balance that with practical solutions to drive innovation and transformation.

Deirdre Ryan

EY Global Finance Transformation Leader

Driving finance innovation. Seasoned advisor to finance executives. Passionate mentor. Former ice hockey player, avid sailor, active supporter of her children’s pursuits.

Deirdre is a seasoned advisor with over 30 years of experience serving finance executives and driving global finance innovation. 

She is both a thought leader and hands-on practitioner, driving the future of finance and elevating and evolving the role of the CFO. 

Deirdre has empowered senior leaders to transform their finance functions, leveraging digital finance and cloud-based technologies to improve financial performance.

Prior to her career in professional services, Deirdre worked for a major financial corporation for eight years in various finance roles.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

How Deirdre is building a better working world

Deirdre has a proven track record of helping her clients transform by strategically integrating, consolidating, and optimizing their processes and systems while improving their workforce strategies. She is passionate about coaching and mentoring the next generation of diverse finance advisors and continuing to create value by uniting strategy with practical solutions.

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