EY strengthens Leeds business with six partner appointments

Tim West, managing partner EY

EY has today announced the appointment of six new partners in its Leeds office.

The new partners in Leeds are internal promotions and their roles reflect the diverse breadth of EY’s services, spanning Transaction Diligence, Audit, Markets and Business Development, Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy, and Consulting. Five of the six partner appointments are women.

Tim West, EY’s Leeds office managing partner, said: “The new partner appointments in Leeds continue our investment in the region as we look to expand the range of skills and services we’re able to provide to clients. EY is on track for its third year of double-digit growth in the UK and these appointments put us in a great position to continue this trajectory in the years ahead.

“I’m also particularly proud that each of our new Partners are internal promotions, marking our commitment to developing top talent. We want EY to be a place where everyone is able to achieve their potential and we’re focussed on building a pipeline of talent across all parts of the firm.”

Alexandra Fogal has been promoted to partner in Markets and Business Development.

Ben Coggin, who leads EY’s Transaction Diligence team in Yorkshire and the North East, has been promoted to partner after 16 years with the firm.

Cara Clancy has more than 13 years of experience in Audit and has been promoted to partner.

Rachel Holmes now leads the change practice in EY’s UK policing business.

Georgina Knockton has nearly 17 years of experience in people consulting with EY and has been promoted to partner. During her career, she has advised clients across a range of sectors including government and infrastructure, policing, telecoms, pharmaceuticals and automotive, gaining experience in the UK, Europe and Jamaica.

Anna Malcolm has been promoted to partner in the firm’s technical accounting team after nearly nine years with EY.