As the EY EMEIA Markets & Accounts Leader and a member of the EY EMEIA Executive, Hanne Jesca leads the organization’s integrated go-to-market and executes client service strategies across EMEIA.
Her responsibilities include providing the appropriate teams available to EY clients, service portfolio innovation, digital integration, technical competencies and sector skills, and supporting healthy growth of the top line. Her key focus areas include strategic collaborations and acquisitions; product innovation in response to megatrends and macro-economic changes; improvement of brand and market position; mandatory audit rotation.
Hanne Jesca leads transformational operating model and culture change programs and is the global executive sponsor for EY collaboration with SAP. She is a frequent speaker at internal and external events on leading change and leadership in general. She received a master’s degree in Tax Law from the University of Amsterdam.
How Hanne Jesca is building a better working world
“I am a board member of Topsport Community, a foundation started by Olympian gold medalist Pieter van den Hoogenband, to support connectivity between sport, business science and culture. In addition, I am board member of Right to Play, a foundation founded by Olympian gold medalist John Olaf Koss to use sport and play to educate and empower children and youth to overcome the effects of poverty, conflict, and disease in disadvantaged communities.
Together with my husband, I run a small boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico, providing a range of jobs to the local community and helping them to learn English.”