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Chris Barry

Associate Partner, Financial Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Leader with significant experience in the wealth and asset management and banking sectors. Advocate for audit quality. Husband and father.

Chris is an associate partner at Ernst & Young LLP, based in Jersey and has over 20 years’ experience providing audit services in the Channel Islands, with a particular focus on the locally regulated financial services sector.

He has experience proving audit and other assurance services to local and international clients operating across asset management and banking sectors, with a focus on alternative investment and regulated sectors.

Chris joined office in Jersey office in 2008 after training as an accountant and has been part of the EY leadership team for over 10 years. He qualified in 1999 as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

He has a First-Class degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Southampton.

How Chris is building a better working world

Chris’ passion for audit quality and innovation empowers the teams he works with to build trust and confidence in financial reporting. He is a relentless advocate for audit quality and has an unwavering commitment to instilling this in all Channel Islands audits. He believes that audit quality builds the foundation of trust in capital markets, and he works with our teams and leaders to maintain and exceed our high standards.

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