Julie Linn Teigland

Department: Speakers
Experience: CEO and Managing Partner, EY - Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA)


As EY EMEIA Area Managing Partner Julie leads a geographic area comprising member firms with more than 115,000 people across 97 countries and representing combined revenues of US14.1b. In this role she is responsible for international tax advice, auditing, advising large clients and accompanying business transformations. With nearly three decades of experience in professional services for international clients, her focus is on transformation processes, in particular on the challenges of digital transformation and is committed to the sustainable development of capital markets and their framework conditions. Julie has served as lead partner for several Fortune 500 clients. Previously, she led one of the largest EY regions in EMEIA: Germany, Switzerland and Austria, where she led business transformation efforts within EY and with member firms’ clients, as well as led several major acquisitions. Julie is also the Global Leader for the EY Women. Fast forward initiative and is a key player in progressing gender equality. She is a prominent voice of the Women20 (W20) global agenda. Julie serves on several boards across Europe and the US, such as the UN EQUALS, JA Europe, Atlantik Brücke and the American Council on Germany. Born in the US, Julie has been living in Germany for more than 30 years. She studied business in Heidelberg, Frankfurt and Paris and qualified as a US Certified Public Accountant. Julie is passionate about the transformational power of digitalization and innovation and its potential to deliver sustainable, inclusive growth for clients.

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CEO and Managing Partner, EY – Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA)