EY has appointed Janet Dawson as its global and UK&I government & public sector assurance practice leader.
Dawson will lead a team of more than 220 professionals in the UK&I and 2,600 globally who audit the financial and non-financial performance of government and public sector organizations.
She has more than 20 years of experience working with clients across health care and central and local government. She has led a range of projects including external audits of NHS trusts and London boroughs, in addition to working with NHS England on the introduction of clinical commissioning groups. Prior to joining EY, she led PwC’s UK health team.
Bjorn Conway, EY Head of UK&I government & public sector, said: “Janet brings a wealth of experience in assurance and this is an area where we expect to see significant growth. With public finances under pressure all over the world, Janet will help our clients to better demonstrate that public money is being spent effectively.”
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe
The appointments have been made across the VAT, audit and international tax teams