EY Belgium

EY appoints Yannick Grécourt as the new Managing Partner of Financial Services

EY Belgium

Yannick Grécourt has been appointed as the new Managing Partner of its Financial Services division in Belgium, effective from July 1, 2023. Yannick will lead a team of over 570 employees and 27 partners serving the banking and insurance sectors in Belgium. He succeeds Benoit Gérard, who is being promoted internationally to lead the Strategy & Transactions department of the EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India & Africa) organization for the financial sector.

Based in Brussels, Yannick Grécourt is currently the Consulting and Digital Service Leader for Belgium’s financial services business. Yannick has both broad and deep expertise in strategic digital and data-led transformation and is skilled at developing innovative, customer-centric products and services and approaches to regulatory compliance. Before joining EY in 2015, Yannick held senior roles in strategy and operations at Deutsche Bank in Belgium and remains a part-time lecturer in innovation at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management.

Patrick Rottiers, CEO of EY Belgium: “I am delighted to welcome Yannick to our executive committee as the Managing Partner of our Financial Services division. With his wealth of expertise, drive, and strong interpersonal skills, he will make an invaluable contribution to the well-being of our employees and the success of our clients. With Yannick on board, we can continuously support our clients in advancing and transforming their operations. Moreover, we can proudly look back at the extraordinary growth trajectory of our Financial Services division under the leadership of Benoit Gérard. His promotion to a top position within our EMEIA organization fills us all with pride."

Yannick Grécourt: “I am thrilled to be taking on this role and leading such a high performing and talented team. In today's rapidly evolving landscape, driving the transformation agenda is crucial for our clients' success. Europe’s financial sector is dealing with challenging economics and geopolitical uncertainty, making it all the more important that we support all our clients to grow their businesses in increasingly sustainable, diverse and innovative ways with the various quality services we can offer. I look forward to helping drive progress in our industry.”