As EY EMEIA Area Managing Partner, Julie leads a geographic area comprising member firms with more than 115,000 people across 97 countries and representing combined revenues of US$14.1b. In this role she is responsible for international tax advice, auditing, advising large clients and accompanying business transformations.
With nearly three decades of experience in professional services for international clients, her focus is on transformation processes, in particular on the challenges of digital transformation, and is committed to the sustainable development of capital markets and their framework conditions. Julie has served as lead partner for several Fortune 500 clients.
Previously, she led one of the largest EY regions in EMEIA: Germany, Switzerland and Austria, where she led business transformation efforts within EY and with member firms’ clients, as well as several major acquisitions.
Julie is also the Global Leader for the EY Women. Fast forward initiative and is a key player in progressing gender equality. She is a prominent voice of the Women20 (W20) global agenda.
Julie serves on several boards across Europe and the US, such as the UN EQUALS, JA Europe, Atlantik Brücke and the American Council on Germany.
Born in the US, Julie lived in Germany for more than 30 years before moving to London. She studied business in Heidelberg, Frankfurt and Paris and qualified as a US Certified Public Accountant. Julie enjoys traveling and skiing.
How Julie is building a better working world
Julie is passionate about the need for a holistic approach to advising clients. An equally recognized leader in progressing parity issues, especially advancing digital equality.
“My personal motivation is to support organizations on their transformational journey to create both economic and social impact in a digitalized world. Every day I’m engaging to build diverse teams, support inclusive growth, empower people and collectively activate our full potential to build a better working world.”