Diverse high-performing teams are key drivers of success. With a variety of perspectives, we drive business innovation and long-term sustainability. The world works better when we include everyone.

Soumee De

Partner, People Consulting, Financial Services, Ernst & Young Advisory Pte Ltd

A transformation agent for mindsets, cultures, and businesses. Advocate of DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) and next generation of leaders. Proud parent of two. Odissi classical dance teacher.

Soumee is a Partner at Ernst & Young Advisory Pte Ltd in the People Advisory Services and is based in Singapore.

She works with clients across the financial services sector and leads initiatives in multiple areas such as workforce transformation, leadership, culture and change management, human resources (HR) advisory for mergers and acquisitions as well as diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts. 

Prior to EY, she has accumulated more than 20 years of experience in Asia Pacific region, working in HR in multiple roles such as business partner, recruitment, talent and learning.

She is an accredited leadership coach, a certified senior professional by Institute of Human Resource Professional (IHRP), an Economics Hons graduate, and has masters (MBA) in human resources management from Xavier’s Labor Relations Institute (XLRI). 

How Soumee is building a better working world

"My personal purpose is to serve the next generation of leaders, move the needle on diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) and humanize our professional world. In my role as Workforce Advisory Partner for Financial Services, as a DEI champion and leadership transformation agent, I press for progress sustainably, inclusively and digitally for my clients, teams and communities."

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