Julie Linn Teigland
Julie Linn Teigland

EY EMEIA Area Managing Partner, EY

Julie is a member of the EY Global Executive and Area Managing Partner for Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). As EY EMEIA Area Managing Partner, Julie leads a geographic area comprising member firms with more than 150,000 people across 95 countries and representing combined revenues of over US$20b.

In this role she is responsible for all four business units, including assurance, tax, consulting, as well as strategy and transactions. Julie joined EY in 2001, has served as lead partner for several Fortune 500 clients and previously held a number of leadership roles within the international practice. Julie continues to serve clients as a senior advisor, contributing to large-scale transformation and change programs. Julie was recently named one of Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women International.

With three decades of experience in professional services for international clients, she believes that business has a responsibility in tackling global challenges and that growth must be sustainable and deliver value that will benefit all stakeholders. Julie is an active champion of women and the Global Leader for the EY Women. Fast forward initiative.

A member of the UN EQUALS Advisory Board, which is focused on connecting public and private sector to advance digital equality, Julie believes that technology represents a huge opportunity to accelerate the inclusion of females in the economy. She also serves on several boards across Europe and the US, such as JA Europe, the largest non-profit in Europe dedicated to preparing young people for employment and entrepreneurship, Atlantik Brücke and the American Council on Germany, both committed to building relationships between Germany, Europe and the US.

Born in the US, Julie has accumulated over 30 years of international experience with terms in the Netherlands, Germany and now the UK. She studied business in Heidelberg, Frankfurt and Paris and qualified as a US Certified Public Accountant.