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Dr. Anthony W. Kirby

EY EMEIA Wealth & Asset Management Consulting Regulatory Intelligence and Regulatory Reform Lead

Passionate about music. Loves DJing, going to concerts and the opera. A keen cook and avid reader of political, philosophical and environmental publications.

Anthony Kirby leads Regulatory Intelligence across the EMEIA Wealth and Asset Management and Capital Markets sectors. He joined EY after spending significant time within the capital markets and asset management industry where he held numerous senior and executive-level roles in Trading, Operations, Risk Management at Accenture, Deutsche Boerse, Merrill Lynch, SWIFT, Instinet, Reuters and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Anthony is on the boards of various risk and regulation-focused associations, including PRMIA, and he is a Member of the City of London International Regulatory Experts Group (IRSG). In 2002, he founded the Reference Data User Group, going on to create the MiFID JWG/Best Execution & Trading working group since 2005. More recently, he has been involved in industry market practices across areas such as Blockchain, Liquidity Risk Management and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing.

Anthony was awarded a PhD in Physics from Jesus College, University of Cambridge.

How Anthony is building a better working world

For Anthony, building a better working world means proactively supporting EY clients in doing the right thing, by creating communities and fostering dialogues that ultimately helps add both economic and societal value. He believes collaboration and transparency in financial services will create outcomes that are beneficial for end clients, financial markets and ultimately the environment.

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