Samantha Keen
In a world of ever-changing regulation, pressure for transparency and difficulties in managing costs and risks, legal entity rationalization is key to reducing the regulatory burden on your business.

Samantha J. Keen

EY Global Legal Entity Rationalization Leader and EY UK&I Strategy and Transactions COO

Experienced corporate insolvency and restructuring advisor. Chief Operating Officer. Entrepreneurial mindset. Mother. Enjoys sailing with her family and friends.

Samantha leads EY Global Legal Entity Rationalization and is the EY UK&I Strategy and Transactions COO. She has worked in the restructuring arena for more than 25 years. Over the past 10 years, she has focused solely on providing solvent restructuring approaches to meet clients’ needs.

She has led the project management and assisted in the implementation of legal entity rationalization schemes for numerous quoted and private entities located in both the UK and overseas and has particular experience with Japanese, European and US controlled groups. In providing complex and flexible approaches, Samantha helps clients release value through streamlining corporate structures and eliminating non-core or underperforming businesses.

Samantha earned a bachelor’s degree (honors) in Biological Sciences from University of Exeter. She is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a licensed Insolvency Practitioner.

How Samantha is building a better working world

“Legal entity rationalization can significantly reduce audit, tax and compliance costs, which will realize shareholder value and help clients meet their objective of a simple, transparent group structure. This helps to build a better working world as it improves corporate governance, enhances investor confidence and allows risk to be better managed.”

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