Photographic portrait of Emile Abu-Shakra

Emile Abu-Shakra

EY Global Media Relations and Social Media Associate Director – Tax and Assurance

Corporate affairs professional with rich experience across government, retail banking and professional services. Loves photography, music, current affairs, mentoring and exploring the world.

Areas of focus Tax Assurance
Office London, GB

Emile leads global media relations and social media for two EY service lines: Assurance and Tax. In this role, he helps these businesses deliver differentiated messages in a highly regulated and competitive market.

Emile began his career in the UK civil service, advising a government department on media relations and marketing communications. He later joined one of the UK’s largest retail banks where he held several roles spanning corporate, consumer and B2B issues management and campaigning.

Before joining EY, Emile was the global lead, external communications, for a major international law firm. 

How Emile is building a better working world

Emile is involved in a supplementary school project in a deprived part of west London, where he teaches GCSE English to students from mainly ethnic minority backgrounds.

He also works with a local charity which helps refugees to settle in the UK and rebuild their lives. He supports families with critical skills including IT, languages and job seeking, as well as day-to-day life admin. 

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