john de yonge
Real organizational change and departure from business as usual is required to make the leap from ‘doing innovation’ to ‘being disruptive.’

John M. de Yonge

Director, Global Insights, Research Institute | Global Markets – EY Knowledge

Analyst and thought leader focused on the CEO agenda, sustainability and the bioeconomy. Proponent of innovation for meeting global resource challenges. Skier. Fly-fisher. Tae kwon do black belt.

John leads the bi-annual CEO Imperative Study and the Regenerative Futures agenda as one of the Insights Directors for EY. He is also one the contributors to EY’s Megatrends series.

His work is informed by extensive exploration of business issues and trends in VC, entrepreneurship, cleantech and energy in a series of global roles at EY. These include stints as Research Director for EY Global Venture Capital Advisory Group and for the organization’s Global Cleantech Center.

John has also worked as Program Director for EY Global Energy Reform and Unbundling solution, part of EY Global Power & Utilities sector.

John earned an MSc in European Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in International Studies from American University.

How John is building a better working world

“Climate change is the foremost threat to human flourishing. I help clients and stakeholders understand how emerging innovations can help them address both their business challenges and our global climate challenges. A strong supporter of the education objectives of EY, I mentor underserved high school students on how to navigate and succeed in the college application process through EY College Mentoring for Access and Persistence (MAP) program.”

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