Defining the north star and transforming at pace with our customers and employees at the heart drives better outcomes for them and NZ overall.

Katharina Wichmann

EY New Zealand Financial Services Transformation Director

Transformative Leader. Problem solver. Sports coach. Traveler.

Katharina leads EY New Zealand’s Financial Services Business Transformation practice.

Katharina is passionate about making a difference to our clients by supporting them transform, bringing her global experience from Europe and Asia Pacific. At EY she is equally passionate above leading our NZ Financial Services transformation by coaching and developing EY’s future leaders.

In her current role Katharina is working with Financial Services organisations successfully driving their transformation and change agenda through empowering people and delivering value at pace.
This includes future-state operating model design, current state analysis, project and programme management, enterprise performance management, while protecting value through risk and compliance.

Katharina holds a Diploma in International Business from Pforzheim University, Germany. She is also a certified Project Manager.

How Katharina is building a better working world

"I am passionate about challenging myself and others to achieve our full potential. This applies to developing our people as well as to creating sustainable long-term value through supporting financial services organisations in defining their north star and navigating their transformation journey to drive better outcomes for customers, employees and NZ overall."

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