EY appoints Katherine Bullock to lead Private Client Services in the regions (UK and Ireland)
EY has appointed Partner Katherine Bullock to lead its UK and Ireland Private Client Services practice (outside of London). Prior to taking up this role she was actively involved in directing private client services in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India in her capacity as Deputy Leader for Private Client Services for EMEIA region.
Katherine has advised some of the wealthiest individuals in the UK on their business, family and charitable interests. She is a barrister, chartered tax adviser, certified financial planner and member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, with an MA in Law from Cambridge University.
Katherine said: “EY places real importance on the role of entrepreneurial and mid-market business owners, and I’m pleased to be joining such a talented team of private client specialists, who are dedicated to making EY the natural home for entrepreneurs and private clients.
“We’ve got great plans for helping our clients really maximise the UK’s economic upturn, working across our worldwide network with our global colleagues to support those with international interests. I’m looking forward to getting out there and starting to help our business owner and private company clients solve their tax and wealth planning challenges.”
Jason Lester, EY’s Head of Tax in the UK and Ireland, commented: “By continuing to invest in our people, we’re targeting new tax opportunities. Katherine’s industry leading expertise advising individuals, families and businesses, her proven leadership skills and ability to build long-term client relationships will help us deliver on our growth plans in Private Client Services across the UK and Ireland, and internationally.”
Before joining EY in May 2015, Katherine was UK Head of Private Client at PwC. She is based from EY’s Leeds office.