Alignment of business purpose to the right operating model is key to building great businesses.

Dr. Neil A. McFerran

EY-Parthenon Partner, Transaction Strategy and Execution, Ernst & Young LLP

Operations and transactions professional with experience in complex mandates, including due diligence, carve-outs, post-merger planning and execution. Has two young children. Lives in London.

Neil is a partner in the Transaction Strategy and Execution team of Ernst & Young LLP, which provides operational advice to clients across the transaction lifecycle together with operational value creation services.

Before joining EY-Parthenon in 2021, he worked in a variety of operational, commercial and management positions in the chemicals sector. He also served as the M&A operations team of a global private equity (PE) firm and was a senior director for a company that focused on PE value creation in the consumer goods, business services and industrials sector.

Neil has an MBA from Cass Business School (London) and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Queens University Belfast.


How Neil is building a better working world


“I have been lucky in my career to have fantastic mentorship. I am passionate about sharing my experiences and providing our great talent with exceptional opportunities and a platform to excel. My mentorship experience motivates me to provide my teams with a challenging and supporting environment and to build a better working world.”

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