Jean-Michel Pacaud
Bringing the deep expertise of EY to our financial services clients, from highest standards of corporate governance to the latest trends in regulation and innovation, to help them achieve their goals.

Jean-Michel Pacaud

EY Luxembourg Assurance partner, Insurance Leader, AIBD Leader, Middle East & Islamic Finance, Brexit leader

Passionate about excellence in high profile client relationships. Bringing innovative points of view to the Board room. Enthusiastic about promoting the Luxembourg financial sector around the world.

Jean-Michel has more than 30 years of experience in auditing banks and insurance companies. He started his career with Arthur Andersen in Paris, spent 5 years in Casablanca (Morocco), was promoted partner in 1998 and joined the Luxembourg office in 1999. Since the merger with Ernst & Young in 2002, he has exercised several management roles, including People Leader and Business Development Leader. From 2008 to 2013 he was the People Leader of the EMEIA FSO Assurance practice.

From 2012 to 2018, Jean-Michel has been the chairman of the Luxembourg institute of certified auditors (“Institut des Réviseurs d’Entreprises”).

His involvement in the insurance sector includes the following positions:

-          Member of the Insurance commission of the “Haut Comité de la Place Financière” (higher committee of the financial sector, chaired by minister of finance);

-          Chairman of the insurance commission of the “Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs”:

-          Member of the Accounting & reporting committee of the Commissariat aux Assurances (the Luxembourg insurance regulator).

Since 2018 he is the chairman of the board of EY Luxembourg.

Jean-Michel graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Science Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) and is a certified public accountant in France (“expert-comptable”) and in Luxembourg (“réviseur d’entreprises”).

How Jean-Michel is building a better working world

"By relentlessly focusing on quality, by promoting the highest standards of corporate governance with my banking and insurance clients, by acting as a role model to the younger generations of managers and seniors and help them grow and get prepared for their future responsibilities, as well as by promoting mutual trust and respect within his teams he believes he does contribute to building a better working world".


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