The energy industry is going through the biggest transformation in its history. Success calls for new business models, new ways of working and new partnerships.

Emma L. Hawthorne

EY Oceania Energy Leader

Connecting clients with local and global energy insights. Mother of boys. Advocate for neurodiversity.

As the EY Oceania Energy Leader, Emma supports clients to realize opportunities emerging from energy transition. She works with participants across the energy value chain to build detailed strategies and execution plans to address the key transition issues.

Emma has deep relationships across the Australian energy sector, enhanced through her global energy network both inside and outside of the EY organization. Emma has been at EY for over 19 years, in both the London and Sydney offices. With a career that began in Audit and Risk, Emma’s experience spans a variety of industries and areas within the organization.

She has a Commerce and Finance degree from the University of Newcastle.


How Emma is building a better working world

“I’m passionate about positioning the EY organization as a trusted and purpose-led advisor to successfully guide EY clients through this tumultuous period.

As an energy leader, I aim to build a purpose-driven, diverse and globally integrated energy community that brings the best of EY to my clients. I’m committed to using my skills and experience to support EY clients in realizing the opportunities of the energy transition. And to making the EY energy team a sought-after place to be for energy players within the organization and beyond.”

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