A photographic portrait of Kath M. Carter
Diversity and inclusiveness sit at the center of my resolve, and I’m inspired by the desire to help my peers, mentees and communities reach their full potential.

Kath Carter

EY Global Talent Leader, Strategy and Transactions; EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Global Executive Sponsor

Accomplished transaction advisor. Champion of equity for all. Avid fitness fan.

Kath has over 26 years of experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities, with another five years of experience as an auditor.  As the Global Talent Leader for Strategy and Transactions for EY LLP, she develops the next generation of talent to achieve their aspirations and win in the market.  

Previously, Kath spent seven years as the Global Markets, Accounts and Business Development Leader for Strategy and Transactions.  Before accepting  global roles, she was the Strategy and Transactions Midwest Leader. She has worked with private equity and corporate clients across a range of industries and on several cross-border transactions. She is experienced in carve-outs, particularly large-scale, complex transactions requiring public financing and seller due diligence services.

Kath also serves as the Global Executive Sponsor for the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ program, championing women founders and connecting them to the many resources and networks necessary for their companies to achieve their growth ambitions.

Kath is an active participant in EY inclusiveness and mentorship efforts and has been recognized for her efforts in advancing women.

How Kath is building a better working world

“I’m committed to mentoring, sponsoring, guiding and coaching others as they strive to create meaningful impact on business and society while becoming trusted and empowered leaders.

I believe passionately in giving back and paying it forward to the next generation. My personal focus is on education, breast cancer and cystic fibrosis prevention, and equity for all with an emphasis on women, all of which have a personal tie to my heart.”