Ernst & Young are the latest Big 4 accountancy practice to announce a number of partners have joined the organisation. The three appointments have been to lead the Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction department. These three appointments will play key roles in international property transactions, managing private and public property vehicles. The three jobs have been filled by Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross. All three are joining as tax partners and all are coming from rival big 4 accountancy practice KPMG.
The three new Tax Partners have over 70 years combined experience and have previously managed complex, high profile transactions.
Russell Gardner is the Head of Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction department at Ernst & Young, he commented:
“The appointment of Richard, Nicola and Richard underlines EY’s commitment to the real estate sector. Their arrival marks another significant step on the journey of EY’s UK real estate practice and consolidates the progress we have made in the last two years. I’m hugely excited about the opportunities that lie ahead having been able to bring on board three partners with such wealth of real estate experience.”