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Jonathan Zhao

EY Asia-Pacific Financial Services Area Managing Partner

Extensive experience working with insurance companies across Asia-Pacific. Deep relationship with various regulatory bodies across the region.

Jonathan is Area Managing Partner for EY Asia-Pacific Financial Services, leading a team of more than 10,000 professionals across Asean, Greater China, Japan, Korea and Oceania focused on the banking, capital markets, insurance and wealth and asset management sectors.

He was previously the EY Asia-Pacific Financial Services Strategy and Transactions Leader, responsible for executing on all aspects of EY clients' capital and transaction strategies. Jonathan has nearly 30 years of experience advising financial institutions on complex strategic transactions, mergers & acquisitions, business integration and transformation, as well as risk management and performance improvements.

A qualified actuary, Jonathan also served previously as the EY Asia-Pacific Insurance Leader.

Jonathan is the Global Client Services Partner for AIA and Senior Advisory Partner for PingAn, two of the EY organization’s G360 insurance accounts.

As the Asia-Pacific FSO DE&I Sponsor, Jonathan works to promote and champion diversity, social equity, inclusiveness and driving positive change in the workplace.

How Jonathan is building a better working world 

"At a time of unprecedented change, we help EY clients use technology as an instrument of creativity, to gain meaningful competitive advantage and produce fundamentally different ways of doing business.

As a leader, I am committed to championing trust in financial markets and being the partner of choice for these transformative journeys EY clients are embarking on right now. Drawing on EY teams’ profound sector insights, we collectively tackle challenges and relentlessly help create value for EY clients, communities, and every individual at EY."

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