Jean-Yves Jegourel
The ultimate purpose of the independent audit and the audit profession is to serve the public interest and increase trust and confidence in the capital markets.

Jean-Yves Jégourel

EY Global Assurance Vice Chair, Professional Practice

Longstanding audit partner. Heavily involved in corporate governance matters. Father of two. Avid marathon runner.

Jean-Yves’ current role is EY Global Assurance Vice Chair, Professional Practice. Having worked for over 35 years at EY, he has extensive experience leading teams in reviewing complex, cross-border transactions. In his previous role as EY EMEIA Assurance Leader, Jean-Yves worked with large multinational companies in helping them navigate regulations across geographies and risks from disruption. Prior to this, he served as the EY Americas Vice Chair of Quality and Risk Management.

Jean-Yves is a certified Chartered Accountant. He holds a master’s degree in Business and Finance from Brest Business School.

How Jean-Yves is building a better working world

Jean-Yves relentlessly strives to enhance audit quality in the audit profession and to serve the public interest. He works closely with regulators, oversight bodies and other stakeholders to help increase transparency in financial reporting and foster ongoing dialogue that will drive change and enhance trust and confidence in capital markets. 

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