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It’s a pivotal time for private equity. As PE professionals, we have an opportunity to help transform PE firms and portfolio companies, and bring greater value to clients.

Bridget Walsh

EY Global Private Equity Industry Market Leader

Recognized global leader and entrepreneurial businesswoman. Trusted advisor to the Global PE industry.

Bridget is the EY Global International Tax and Transaction Services Co-Leader, leading more than 1,800 Transaction Tax professionals globally. She has extensive experience advising private equity houses, other fund investors and corporates on some of the most complex and high-profile global transactions. Bridget is also the lead relationship partner for some of EY’s largest private equity fund clients.

Previously, Bridget has successfully held a number of senior leadership roles in the EY UK&I region, including head of private equity; China trade route leader; and head of transaction tax. She represents EY on two international boards: British American Business and The China-Britain Business Council.

Passionate about education, Bridget is a member of SHINE, the educational charity which raises the achievement of children in disadvantaged areas.

Bridget earned a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Queens University Belfast and a Master’s degree in international banking and finance from University of Southampton.

How Bridget is building a better working world

“I have a proven track record for successfully building new businesses within EY and handing them over to the next generation of leaders. I strongly believe that with an entrepreneurial mindset, we can innovate the way we serve EY clients and become their strategic advisor.”

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