Alan C. Young
There’s a real opportunity for us to dramatically change our audit proposition through adopting a Digital Audit.

Alan C. Young

EY Global Assurance Leader, EY Helix and EY Global Audit Methodology

Passionate about innovation and executing an analytics-driven audit.

Areas of focus Analytics and big data
Office London

Alan is a partner at Ernst & Young Global Ltd and leads both the development of the EY Global Audit Methodology (EY GAM) and the data analytics (EY Helix) initiative. He has worked for EY for more than 30 years and has been involved with the audits of some of the largest multinational listed entities. 

As the EY Helix leader, Alan is responsible for the design, development and implementation of a range of data analytic tools as well as developing supporting methodology to integrate these techniques into EY GAM. Alan works with regional leaders to drive change brought about by the implementation of data analytics as well as coaching larger engagement teams on adoption.

How Alan is building a better working world

The value of an accurate, insightful audit can build trust and confidence in the capital markets. Alan has led discussions with more than 50 of the world’s audit regulators, standard-setters and leading audit firms to advance the adoption of data analytics to improve audit quality and support a trustworthy marketplace. 

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