We are living in an era that combines unprecedented change with limitless opportunity. It’s time for banks to embrace transformation by prioritizing customers and innovating at scale.

James Karwel James Karwel

Partner, Financial Services, Banking and Capital Markets, Ernst & Young LLP

Transformational Banking and Capital Markets Leader.

James is a Partner in the Financial Services Organization of Ernst & Young LLP. In this role, he oversees the markets strategy, clients, talent and overall business growth in this region, working closely with the solution and sub-service line leaders to establish and manage BCM priorities.

James has more than 37 years of experience advising Fortune 100 business and government agencies on successfully managing strategic global initiatives, including regulatory crisis. James spent the last 20 years serving financial services institutions, primarily in the banking and capital markets sector. He also serves as the lead client services partner for one of the firm’s largest banking and capital markets clients. 

James has worked on a global scale, including building teams to meet client and firm demands and advised boards and senior client executives on matters of strategy, risk, regulation, technology and business transformation.

How James is building a better working world

“I’m committed to helping the banking and capital markets industry transform to serve today’s rapidly changing marketplace. Banking models are evolving, and innovative approaches are emerging as banks continue to face an environment undergoing tremendous technology-driven and business model disruption. It’s important to our team and our clients that we stay at the forefront of these disruptive changes.”

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