Press release

7 Oct 2021 London, GB

EY expands its Banking Technology Consulting practice with key partner hires

EY today announces two new partners to its Banking Technology Consulting practice as it responds to rising market demand and invests in growth

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EY today announces two new partners to its Banking Technology Consulting practice as it responds to rising market demand and invests in growth. 

The senior appointments come as the practice - which offers digital transformation services to banks and other financial service providers – reports 15% revenue growth over the past financial year, with ambitious plans to double the size of the business over the next three years.

The new appointments include:

  • Ian Oswald, to lead digital transformation projects for EY’s largest banking clients. Ian has over 17 years’ consulting experience and joins from IBM where he was a partner specialising in digital, payments and next generation banking for financial services institutions.
  • Carole Gentil to lead EY banking’s end to end technology transformation projects. Carole has over 20 years’ experience in financial services consulting. Carole joins from Capgemini Invent, where she was Partner specialising in Digital Strategy and Transformation and formerly Head of Customer Experience.

Paul Sparkes, UK Financial Services Consulting Leader at EY, comments: “I am thrilled to have Ian and Carole join our talented and high performing consulting practice, as we progress with our ambitious growth plans. Both have a wealth of experience and expertise which will be crucial as we support our financial services clients through digital transformation journeys in the post Brexit, post COVID-19 world.”

Ian Oswald comments: “I am delighted to join EY at a time it is investing so heavily in banking technology expertise, and to start driving progress on some of the biggest digital transformation projects in the market. I am excited to continue building a best-in-class team focussed on helping financial institutions navigate the increasingly complex and fast-moving digital environment they must operate within.” 

Carole Gentil comments: “Having worked at EY as a consultant at the start of my career, it is hugely exciting to be to be re-joining as a partner, especially at a point of such confidence and growth for the consulting business. The financial services industry is facing a pivotal moment as it looks defiantly to the future following 18 months of pandemic-related challenge. I look forward to working with EY’s clients as they embark on and progress through their digital transformation journeys.”