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Collaboration and partnership are essential in overcoming the challenges in today’s disrupted environment. It will take all stakeholders to actively evolve their roles and capabilities so that we can all seize the opportunities in the future economy.

Maria Vivian C Ruiz

EY Asean Assurance Leader; Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner at SGV and Co.

Focused on enabling the team to be adaptable and deal with the fast-paced disruptive environment. Creating a culture that seeks to continuously improve customer experience.

Maria Vivian C. Ruiz is the EY Asean Assurance Leader and also the Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner of SGV (EY Philippines).

As the EY Asean Assurance Leader, she provides valuable insights and strategic direction to help accelerate EY NextWave Assurance initiatives and strengthen collaboration across service lines, markets and regional teams with a focus on enhancing sustainable audit quality, service delivery transformation and building up a digitally-supported and responsive practice. As SGV Vice Chair and Deputy Managing Partner, Vivian supports the Chairman and Country Managing Partner in overseeing SGV’s overall strategic direction and in driving its business growth. She also heads SGV’s Clients and Markets Committee, which drives client-centric initiatives across service lines and key sectors.

Vivian obtained her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Australia and graduated cum laude from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce, major in Accounting.

How is Vivian building a better working world

As EY Asean Assurance leader, Vivian inspires our people across the region to drive innovation across teams, processes, and technology platforms. She is also committed to providing a nurturing environment where our people can develop and achieve their potential to the fullest while building better teams.

She focuses on enhancing cross-border audit quality, professional services and digital audit transformation so that EY can continue to help build a better working world for our clients and stakeholders.

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