Photographic portrait of Olivier Colinet
Twenty years ago, it was hard to visualize how the internet would change our lives. Fast-forward a generation and we’re now on the cusp of a cloud revolution.

Olivier Colinet

EY EMEIA Financial Services Cloud Leader

Passionate about making the impossible possible in public cloud. French native, bi-lingual English and fluent in Spanish. Alpine ski competitor.

Based in London, Olivier leads EY’s financial services cloud team across EMEIA. With over 20 years of experience working with disruptive technologies, he is paving the way for finance to transform in public cloud. Olivier supports clients’ end-to-end transformation, applying his knowledge of the infrastructure to his understanding of regulatory requirements.

Joining EY from Google, Olivier was the Founding and Executive Member of the Google Enterprise (aka Google Cloud) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in EMEA. He has supported regulated and non-regulated customers on their journey to cloud, working in both Silicon Valley and European hubs. 

Olivier was originally a data scientist, working at The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN). He then joined several leading enterprise players, including Trilogy Software and HP Software.

Always at the forefront of technology, Olivier is a visionary, intrigued by the new and what doesn’t exist – yet!

How Olivier is building a better working world

“I focus on the ways cloud technology can enable financial services to remain relevant within an ever-changing landscape. This investment is important when it comes to adding value where it matters – not only to shareholders but to the customers we serve and the economy we live in.”

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