Anna Anthony
A key challenge for the financial services industry is figuring out what its people do versus what its technology does, and identifying how these two things fit together.

Anna Anthony

EY EMEIA Financial Services Tax & Legal Leader

Passionate about helping the financial services industry become a force for social good. Mentor and supporter of women in business. Avid traveler. Photographer.

As EY EMEIA Financial Services Tax & Legal Leader, Anna has been working with global investment banks and has harnessed extensive knowledge in the field taxation for complex financial instruments.

With nearly 20 years of experience in professional services, she has led a number of projects assessing the impact of companies adopting International Financial Reporting Standards. Having led many high-profile M&As and reconstructions, Anna is seasoned in providing international tax advice to the banking sector.

Anna also works closely with the corporate social responsibility team of EY EMEIA Financial Services and helps drive the organization’s sustainability agenda. Prior to joining EY, she served as a Tax Advisor in another Big Four firm.

Anna earned a degree in Law from the University of Cambridge.

How Anna is building a better working world

“It’s easy to forget how important financial services is to the wider economy and to people’s lives. Every single engagement is about helping clients successfully navigate through this almost constant age of transformation. I am helping to build a better working word by doing that well and when I succeed, the industry can do what it does best – creating sustainable growth, prosperity and peace of mind for the hundreds of millions of people who rely upon it."