Photographic portrait of Dean yates
If Governments really knew how their money was being spent, imagine how far it could go and what could be achieved.

Dean Yates

EY Oceania Government Assurance, Victorian Government Leader

Knows government inside out. 34 years working with or in the public sector. Passionate about politics and sports. Kids call him DY from EY.

Dean helps Governments and public-sector clients achieve policy outcomes in a financially responsible way. He is an Assurance Partner in the Financial Accounting and Advisory Services team in the Melbourne Office.  He also leads EY’s Victorian Government Account.

Dean brought 30 years of Public Sector experience to EY.  He specialises in Public Sector financial management, budget development and implementation, resource allocations, business cases and organisational reviews. 

He is Finance Director for the Board of the Victorian branch of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, the industry group for public servants in Victoria. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Melbourne Business School, a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honors from the University of Tasmania and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

How Dean is building a better working world

"I am passionate about helping Governments to work well, and that helps citizens. We sit in the public purpose sector and can influence Government decision making and outcomes. Through this, EY helps Governments to achieve great public policy outcomes."