Helena is an Ernst & Young AB senior partner with more than 20 years of experience as a trusted tax advisor for companies and individuals around the world. She was appointed to lead Global Family Enterprise services on 1 July 2019, taking over for Marnix van Rij, who retired after 25 years with EY.
Prior to her current role, Helena led the EY Family Enterprise services and Private Client services in EMEIA. She was also a member of the EY Leadership team in the Nordics and the EY Global Family Enterprise Executive Board. Previously, she led the EY Tax Private Client Services team in the Nordics as well as the EY Big Cities team in Sweden.
Helena uses her broad experience in national and international taxation to help clients resolve complex issues related to capital gains taxation, global mobility, compensation and benefit planning, tax return compliance, transfer pricing, international corporate tax, and other matters.
A frequent speaker at tax conferences and education seminars, Helena earned a master’s degree in Business Administration and Tax Law from Stockholm University and is a certified tax advisor.
How Helena is building a better working world
“Entrepreneurial and family-owned enterprises are the lifeblood of the global economy and a thriving hub for innovation and job creation. Helping them succeed and maintain long-term view of their people and investments means helping them adapt to a changing world more effectively. I am proud to have been in a position to facilitate success and growth of many family enterprises by helping them design long-term strategies, preserve their core values, and succeed across generations.”