A photographic portrait of Ralf Eckert
We expect many financial services organizations to reimagine their tax function and transformation strategies. Co-sourcing talent and technology should be considered to succeed in such a complex environment.

Ralf Eckert

EY EMEIA Financial Services Tax & Legal Leader

Passionate about digital and talent transformation. Advocate for diversity and inclusiveness. Father to three children. Golf enthusiast.

Ralf is the EY EMEIA Financial Services Tax & Legal Leader, based in Zurich. Over his 20-year career, he has committed himself to bringing value to his clients using a wealth of experience both in-house and at EY.

He has extensive experience providing international tax advice, consulting large financial services organizations. Ralf has helped develop and implement domestic and international tax processes and planning, and transformation strategies combining technology and talent knowledge.

Prior to joining EY, he held several senior positions within group tax of the two leading banks in Switzerland. He has broad international experience having been based in Germany, Switzerland, the UK and the US and working with leading financial services clients.

Ralf holds an MBA in International Taxation from Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, and a degree in Business Administration and Information Technologies from Otto-Friedrich-University in Bamberg, Germany. In addition, he has successfully qualified as a certified German tax advisor.

How Ralf is building a better working world

“In the current changing landscape, it’s important to focus on helping clients navigate this transformative age with the right mindset, both digitally and through leveraging our great talent.’’

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