(Denyse) Elen Gebremedhin (Chairperson)
Elen joined the board in May 2023 and was appointed as Chairperson in June 2023. Elen is a Director in EY’s Financial Services Business Consulting practice. Elen is an accomplished financial services professional with a focus on Risk Management, Compliance, IT and Project Management over the past 17 years. She joined EY Dublin in January 2018 after completing her Master’s degree in International Public Policy and Diplomacy from University College Cork. Prior to living in Ireland, Elen resided in New York City for 12 years, where she spent almost 6 years at EY in their FS Consulting practice. Elen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She has built extensive experience alongside C-suite executives on strategically important risk and regulatory programmes. As an experienced leader, she has sponsored, managed and led many D&I events and initiatives over the course of her career.