Digitalization, automation and the use of AI represents the most dramatic change that I have experienced in my career, both in how and what we provide to meet rapidly evolving client needs.

Xavier Freynet

EY France Managing Partner, Financial Services

Focused on helping clients through innovation, transformation and long-term collaboration. Family. Rugby.

Xavier Freynet has started working as the Managing Partner of EY Financial Services in France, since 1 July 2021. He is responsible for all services including and not limited to audit, consulting and technology, tax and legal, strategy and transaction services. He works with a team of 1,100 professionals engaged in servicing clients of the financial service industries (banking and capital markets, insurance, Payments, wealth and asset management).

With more than 25 years of experience working with large financial services organizations, he focuses on analyzing business models, developing core business services and providing large and complex transformation projects including technology enabled solutions.

Xavier received a bachelor’s degree in Management from ESSEC Business School.

How Xavier is building a better working world

“Megatrends like rapid digitalization, demographic shifts and globalization are bringing with them rapid economic, political, technological and social changes. As a leader, I love seeing the way our recent graduates and new consultants respond to challenges from completely new angles, transforming the way we work and provide for our clients.”

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