Erol has been a Partner in EY’s EMEIA Financial Services Consulting service line since 2002, serving many of EY’s largest clients to realise the benefits of technology and data, whilst achieving regulatory, governance and compliance objectives.
He is actively involved in EY’s Talent and Diversity & Inclusion agenda, and has led multiple initiatives to accelerate the inclusion of under-represented groups and increase diversity across the organization and its future leaders. He has deployed new virtual learning curricula, led multiple large-scale learning events, and created market-leading know-how and methods. Erol is actively engaged in programmes to accelerate social mobility and access to higher education and employment for under-represented young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
EY is a global professional services firm with people and operations in more than 150 countries, and EY’s Financial Services Consulting Service line is committed to doing its part in building a better working world by transforming businesses through the power of people, technology and innovation. The FS Consulting team in Europe comprises more than 5,200 professionals, helping build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over.
Erol first joined EY in 1990, and has wide-ranging experience in external and internal audit; technology risk and assurance; data governance and analytics; and cyber security. He has diverse international experience, having lived and worked in locations including Hong Kong and San Francisco, and in addition to nearly 30 years’ EY professional services experience, Erol worked in industry for four years, including roles in mechanical engineering, business process outsourcing and software application development.
Erol is a Chartered Accountant (FCA ICAEW); Certified Information Security Manager (CISM); Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA); and Oxford University Engineering Science graduate (MA Oxon). He also studied Unix system administration at the University of California in Berkeley