Photographic portrait of Bridget Walsh
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.

As the EY Global Head of Private Equity, Bridget leads over 20,000 employees in one of the fastest growing sectors.

Bridget has been advising on some of most prominent PE deals in Global PE for over 20 years. She has incubated and grown several businesses within the EY organization, including the global PE tax businesses and she is a regular host of PE industry roundtables.

Prior to this role, Bridget was the EY EMEIA Managing Partner for tax, a US$5b business which achieved annual double-digit growth under her leadership. Bridget also sits on several EY Global boards, including the EY Global Practice Group, and represents the EY organization on the board of British American Business and is a board member of The Ireland Funds Great Britain.

Alongside her professional qualifications, Bridget is a graduate from Queens University Belfast and holds a master’s degree from the University of Southampton.

How Bridget is building a better working world

“I have a proven track record for successfully building new businesses within the EY organization and developing a succession plan to help enable the next generation of leaders to grow and expand the business. 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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