Feargal de Freine
Excellence in statutory reporting is increasingly important to the world’s biggest companies

Feargal de Freine

EY Ireland Assurance Partner and Head of FDI

Dedicated to achieving excellence across all aspects.

Areas of focus Growth Purpose Assurance Audit
Office Dublin, IE

Feargal is an Assurance Partner and leads the Statutory Reporting Center of Excellence, serving many of the firm's largest and most complex global audit engagements. Working with primary teams, local audit teams and client leadership, he provides insight, governance and in-depth expertise to the execution of the global statutory audit portfolio.

Feargal further leverages his sector and client-side experience in his role as lead EMEA audit partner for multinational life sciences clients.

Prior to joining EY, he spent 12 years with a Fortune 500 life sciences company, most recently as Vice President Finance for Western Europe, based in Switzerland. 

Feargal has a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Accounting from University College Dublin. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, from which he also holds a Diploma in US GAAP.

How Feargal is building a better working world 

“I am privileged to work in a fast-growing part of the business and am using technology in new ways to solve problems. It’s rewarding when my team figures out how to do something better by approaching it in a new way and that is how I measure my success in building a better working world. I am eager to face new challenges and opportunities for personal growth and development.”

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