As EY Global Vice Chair, Strategy, Chris reports to the CEO and leads a team that focuses on key areas including strategic intelligence: evaluating market and competitive trends that will impact EY in the next 3-5 years. Strategy development: defining enterprise strategy and reviewing selected business unit level strategies. Strategy execution: driving implementation of key initiatives and monitoring performance. Portfolio management: evaluating the business portfolio to shape investment decisions. And corporate development: developing acquisition strategy, targeting and deal evaluation.
Prior to his current role, Chris was the Chief Data & Analytics Officer. He led a center of excellence which incorporated data and analytics into EY’s client offerings across all service lines. Chris’ team explored ways in which emerging technologies (AI, blockchain, RPA) create opportunities for EY and our clients.
Chris earned an MBA in Management from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in Operations Research from Cornell University.
How Chris is building a better working world
Chris has led the development of EY’s global strategy: NextWave. It defines our purpose and ambition. It determines the range of businesses where we compete and how we create value across those businesses. Chris is focused on ensuring that the insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies around the world.