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A collaborative approach to innovation is one of our key differentiators. Identifying, developing and designing opportunities is about engaging people across geographies with different insights.

Steve Martin

EY EMEIA Financial Services Innovation Leader, EY EMEIA Innovation Leader

Senior client partner focused on banking and capital markets. Leads the EY Innovation journey across EMEIA. International experience with clients and internal leadership. Average golfer. Proud father.

As EY EMEIA Financial Services Innovation Leader, Steve focuses on developing and executing an innovation strategy that will make EY EMEIA Financial Services market leaders in this space. He also aims to develop an innovation culture within EY that allows everyone to share, collaborate and innovate.

With over 30 years of professional services experience, he has led a range of strategic and business transformation assignments, primarily in the banking sector. He has broad experience across the financial services sector, including international investment banks, retail banks and investment management, with a specific focus on operational strategy, business transformation, internal controls and performance measurement.

Previously, he was responsible for Financial Services Advisory in EY EMEIA and served as EY Deputy Global Leader for Advisory services.

Steve holds a BA in Accountancy and Law from the University of Strathclyde.

How Steve is building a better working world

“As an innovation leader, I have the privilege of constantly challenging why, what and how we approach our work. I encourage our people at all levels to challenge what we do from completely new angles, transforming the way we work and provide services for our clients. We lead the development of trust and high standards within financial services and help EY clients protect and grow their businesses. This transparency and support builds confidence in clients and the markets they operate in, allowing us to collectively advance and improve the world in which we work.”

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