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Digitization, data analysis and robotics are creating change, but the purpose of an audit is, as always; to create trust and security based on professional skepticism, independence and good judgment.

Jan C. Olsen

CEO of EY in Denmark, Partner and Head of Assurance in EY Denmark. Member of EY's Regional Leadership Team.

Practical and solution-oriented auditor and advisor for Danish and international clients. Wants to develop the best employees and strengthen diversity.

Areas of focus Assurance

Jan C. Olsen is CEO, Partner and Head of Assurance in EY Denmark. He is also part of EY's top management for the Nordic region consisting of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

He has more than 20 years of experience as auditor and advisor for medium sized and large international companies. He has particular insight into IFRS, the Danish Financial Statements Act and financial reporting. In addition, his expertise includes process optimization and internal controls as well as financial and tax due diligence in connection with M&A. He also advises on prospectuses and other stock market related matters.

Jan often teaches EY people in various professional training programs.

Jan is a state-authorized public accountant and cand.merc.aud. from Copenhagen Business School (CBS). He became CEO of EY Denmark in 2020 - a role he shares with Jan Huusmann.

How Jan is building a better working world

"As auditors, we have an impact on businesses and working life, and we help create trust and stability in the capital markets. As head of the auditing business in EY Denmark, it is my ambition that we constantly provide high-quality service and live up to the high demands that society may justifiably have on us."

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