Lee Downham
In the wake of recent volatility, businesses should now be focusing on where there are opportunities to invest and grow rather than being paralyzed by the caution of the last several years.

Lee Downham

EY Global Mining & Metals Transaction Advisory Leader

Advising on transactions for EY Mining and Metals clients since 2004. Focused on buy-side and sell-side due diligence and public market listings.

Lee is the Global Mining & Metals Transaction Advisory Leader. His experience includes all aspects of corporate transactions, and he has led complex, cross-border assignments with teams covering valuation, buy-side and sell-side diligence, public debt and equity offerings, bid defense strategies and infrastructure advisory.

In his previous work with other organizations, Lee worked as a mergers and acquisitions advisor and led valuation and modelling teams. At EY, he has worked globally on a number of major assignments for corporate clients and private equity houses.

Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Queen Mary University and a master’s degree in Finance from London Business School.

How Lee is building a better working world

“In my work with clients I focus on how they can identify future opportunities to achieve growth, restructure their portfolios and create unique value for shareholders. This means helping clients to develop a long-term strategic plan for capital and growth, and identifying the best projects to invest in while flexing to weather unexpected adverse price movements.”