luke charleton
Disruption is driving change in how businesses operate and the sectors in which they operate. To adapt, companies must drive innovation and look to new business models and skills sets to address the challenges.

Luke Charleton

EY Ireland Head of Strategy and Transactions

Transactions leader across a range of disciplines and sectors.

Luke is a Restructuring Partner and member of the Irish Leadership Team, leading EY’s Strategy and Transactions (Strategy and Transactions) business in Ireland. Luke oversees multi-disciplinary teams who advise and support clients on the whole transaction life cycle from strategy to execution.

Luke is licensed to act as an insolvency practitioner in Ireland and UK. He specialises in formal insolvency, independent business reviews, creditor and debtor advisory as well as providing strategic restructuring advice to banks, financial institutions, equity investors, multinational and SME clients.

Previously, Luke was a corporate finance Director in EY in the UK across multiple sectors, including real estate, property, retail, tourism, among others.

Luke earned his degree in Accountancy and Finance from the Heriot-Watt University. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a licensed insolvency practitioner with membership of ICAS, ISIP, R3 and Insol.

How Luke is building a better working world

"I worked with the leadership team to complete the Irish firm’s first acquisition of DKM Economic Consultancy, a firm with the best reputation in the marketplace and a fantastic team. The economic capability that EY-DKM offers is helping to build a better working world for both public and private sector clients and the wider EY Ireland firm."

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