Jacky Lai - Partner, Assurance, Ernst & Young
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Jacky Lai

Partner, Assurance, Ernst & Young

Passionate about innovation and the future of assurance. Proud husband and father. Keen cyclist.

With over 20 years of professional experience, Jacky leads the execution of our digital audit strategy in Hong Kong. His experience spans the capital markets, with deep knowledge of IFRS, HKFRS and domestic Initial Public Offerings, assisting state-owned enterprises with restructuring and advising on cross-border listing procedures.

Since joining EY in 1996, Jacky has worked with a wide variety of clients across a range of industries, including environmental energy, retail and consumer products, food and beverage, construction and manufacturing of garment and electronics.

Jacky is a practising CPA of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He also serves as a member of HKICPA’s Professional Development Committee, Professional Conduct Committee and Registration and Practising Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

How Jacky is building a better working world

“In today’s rapidly changing world, I focus on enhancing audit quality and driving digital audit advancements so we can achieve the purpose of the audit profession – to serve the public interest and increase trust and confidence in the capital markets. This way, we can create sustainable and long-term value for our clients, people and society.” 

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