Detmar Ordemann
A lot will change between now and 2025 in the digital environment, but what won’t change is the fundamental ways we work with EY clients – listening and understanding their strategic objectives.

Dr. Detmar Ordemann

EY Global Financial Accounting Advisory Services Innovation Leader

Global innovation leader in finance. Passionate about addressing digital disruption. Trusted advisor to CFOs. Leading, developing and driving the technology of the future for EY clients.

Detmar is our Global Innovation Leader in Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS), combining the business needs of finance organizations with deep subject matter knowledge on accounting, mathematical and technology topics. A driving force on numerous digital innovation topics, Detmar frequently presents to the global finance sector.

After joining EY in 1994 to work with the Professional Practice Group, Detmar spent time as a leader for the Financial Services Organization Advisory team. He serves as an executive on a number of audit and advisory-type engagements ranging from mid-market to large multi-nationals. Detmar is also the Global FAAS Systems, Processes, and Analytics Solution Cluster Coordinator and the Global FAAS IT/Infrastructure Coordinator.

Detmar earned a degree in Business Mathematics and a doctorate in Knowledge Management from the University of Ulm. He is a German Certified Public Auditor (Wirtschaftsprüfer), and a German Tax Advisor (Steuerberater).

How Detmar is building a better working world

“I focus on helping clients apply new technologies and analytical means combined with subject matter knowledge to create a more effective and efficient finance organization. This supports the finance function to deliver more valuable insights and reduce and address complexity. Ultimately, this will help it to become a more strategic function, supporting the broader business agenda and helping build a better working world. Recent feedback on the reasons why clients around the world have engaged us suggests it is a result of our clear approach using FAAS tools in combination with industry insights and many years of experience.”

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