Ekow is the Managing Partner for EY’s South African Tax practice. He is a member of the EY South Africa Executive Board and part of our global network of international Tax and Transaction specialists. In this role, he represents clients on a range of tax matters, with emphasis on complex domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestiture transactions. He specialises in the tax aspects of the formation and operation of private equity and venture capital, and on the investments made by those funds.
Ekow is a home-grown talent of EY, having started as an Associate in our Cambridge practice and making Partner eight years later.
His career at EY has spanned several geographies and sectors. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MSc in Taxation from Oxford University.
How Ekow is building a better working world
Ekow is a dedicated role model for modern African tax advisers. He fosters a workplace culture that stimulates a sense of belonging and a commitment to excellence among the mix of tax, attorney and accounting professionals that make up his practice.
A theme in his career has been the ability to galvanise colleagues to rethink their approach, embrace change and run faster than the competition.