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Danielle Vermaelen

EY Assurance Leader for EU Institutions

Passionate and proud auditor. Promoting simplicity in complexity. Believer in the European projects.

Areas of focus Audit Finance Forensics
Office Diegem, BE

Danielle is the Assurance Leader for the European Institutions.

She joined EY in 1985 and has 35 years of experience in the fields of statutory audits, financial audits and internal control audits in the private and public sector domain.

Danielle has an extensive knowledge about EU programs and underlying rules, having led thousands of project audits for the EU and other donor accounts.

She is a member of the Commission Not-for-Profit at the Belgian Audit Professional Body (IRE/IBR) and chairs the Performance Audit Working Party.

Danielle holds an MSc in Commercial Engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. She is a member of the Institut des Réviseurs d’Entreprises and an accredited banking and insurance auditor. She attended the Account Leader Programme for the London Business School in 2016.

Danielle is based in Brussels and speaks six languages.

How Danielle is building a better working world

“Having worked for the European Institutions since the 1990s, we have amassed a wealth of knowledge on EU funding which covers different management modes, a wide range of EU funding instruments and various policy areas.

The experience in performing audit assignments is outstanding: during the past few years EY teams have performed thousands of audit and audit-related assignments for the European Commission, including in particular the fields of External Aid, Structural Funds, and Research & Innovation.

A knowledgeable, experienced team of enthusiastic EU auditors enables us to offer a dynamic, flexible service - resulting in highest quality.

Carrying out audits on behalf of our clients is our way of building a better working world at EY.

Through our NextWave strategy we are committed to building a better working world by having the highest-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service worldwide, with a distinctive focus on quality.”

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