Photographic portrait of Ken Williamson
We must address challenges around a breakdown of trust in business. The solutions lie in greater director accountability, better reporting, higher quality audits and improved stakeholder engagement – the effectiveness of governance is critical.

Ken Williamson

EY UK&I Professional Practice Partner and Partner in Corporate Governance

Passionate about governance and audit which are critical to trust in business and a renewed focus on social purpose. Wine and exercise enthusiast - a perfect combination.

Office London, GB

As a Partner in Corporate Governance Ken advises companies on a range of governance matters from board effectiveness, nomination and audit committee best practice, whilst articulating long-term value creation and measurement. 

In 2019, he was was also appointed as a UK&I professional practice partner, and in this role advises audit teams on issues of risk and quality in relation to their audits. Prior to this, Ken led audit engagements of multi-national listed clients and specialised in the extractive industries sector.

Ken is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales.

How Ken is building a better working world

“I am committed to, and involved in, the evolution of governance, audit and reporting to rebuild trust in business and transparency and the relevance of corporate reporting. I have been on the Steering Committee of the FRC’s Financial Reporting Lab; been involved in the EPIC project on Long Term Value with the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism and interact frequently with boards on these issues.”

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