Alan C. Young
We are significantly changing the EY audit proposition through adoption of the market-leading EY Digital Audit.

Alan C. Young

EY Global Assurance Leader; EY Helix and Global Emerging Technology Standards Leader

Passionate about innovation and adopting emerging technologies throughout the execution of the data-driven audit.

Alan is a partner at Ernst & Young Global Ltd and leads both the emerging technology standards and data analytics (EY Helix) initiatives. He has worked for the EY organization for more than 35 years and has been involved with the audits of some of the largest multinational listed entities.

As the EY Helix and EY Emerging Technology Standards Leader, Alan is responsible for the design, development and implementation support of a range of data analytic and other emerging technology tools as well as developing supporting methodology to integrate these techniques into the EY Digital Audit. Alan works with regional leaders to drive change brought about by the implementation of data analytics and other emerging technologies as well as coaching larger engagement teams on adoption.

How Alan is building a better working world

An accurate and insightful audit can help build trust and confidence in the capital markets. Alan serves the public interest by leading the integration of data analytics and other emerging technologies into every significant aspect of the audit in order to enhance transparency in financial reporting. 

Alan has led discussions with more than 50 of the world’s audit regulators, standard-setters and leading audit firms to advance the adoption of data analytics and other emerging technologies to improve audit quality. This helps to promote trust in business, in support of sustainable, long-term value creation.

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