Eduardo Acosta II
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Eduardo Acosta II

EY Regional Managing Partner – Latin America South

A leader that builds trust and confidence in every interaction, and has a strong passion in serving our clients. Devoted to cultivating an inclusive workplace. Humanist. Aesthete. Scuba diver.

Areas of focus Life Sciences
Office New York, US

Eduardo (Ted) is CEO for the EY Latin America South Region—a role in which he is in charge of supporting the region’s activities and integrating efforts to increase growth within Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Prior to leading EY Americas Latin America South Region, Ted led the EY Americas Risk Management organization, covering internal risk assessments, compliance, ethics, privacy and independence, as well enterprise risk management. He also serves as member of the Global Practice Group as well as a member of the Board of Gloucester Insurance Ltd.

Beginning his career as an attorney, both in private practice and with the US federal government, Ted has spent the last 18 years at EY where his was focus was on assisting clients with internal investigations and compliance program structures for US regulatory obligations, as well as foreign standards.

Ted earned a master’s degree in Health Administration from St. Louis University School of Public Health and a JD degree from St. Louis University School of Law.

How Ted is building a better working world

As a leader with extensive global experience, Ted champions diversity as a key ingredient for success in the market. Within EY, Ted is the Executive Sponsor of the US Latino Professionals Network, the affinity group for sponsoring and developing Latino talent in the US. He is also visibly active with Unity and participates in speaking events aimed at promoting a safe and inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ professionals. He also sits on the Board of the Latino Donor Collaborative.

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