Accountancy firm hires two directors

Piers Clinton-Tarestad, Sally-Anne Woulidge and Niraj Patel

EY has added to its advisory team in the Midlands with the appointment of Niraj Patel and Sally-Anne Woulidge as directors.

Patel joins from PwC and will be focused on supporting local business in mitigating technology and data risks. He specialises in developing and embedding data management frameworks to improve business processes, including ensuring GDPR compliance.

Woulidge joins from KPMG and will be focused on growing the firm’s business risk assurance offering, predominantly in the private mid-market. She has over 20 years of experience in audit and risk management, including advising on internal audit arrangements and governance solutions.

Piers Clinton-Tarestad, head of advisory at EY in the Midlands: “It’s an exciting time for our local advisory practice and team, as we continue to recruit to meet the demands of our clients. I’m really delighted to have Niraj and Sally-Anne join us and they are a key part of our continued focus on the thriving regional market.”