The Women's World Banking Team

Janet Truncale

EY Global Chair and CEO-Elect

Bio

Janet is the EY Global Chair and CEO-Elect and will assume her new role on 1 July 2024 to lead one of the largest professional services organizations in the world. EY last year achieved US$50 billion in revenues and has approximately 400,000 people in nearly 150 countries. Prior to being elected to this post, Janet served as EY Vice Chair and Regional Managing Partner of the Americas Financial Services Organization (FSO), where she led a diverse team of over 14,000 professionals across 90 offices.

Throughout her 30-year career in professional services, Janet has provided assurance and consulting services to leading Fortune 500 companies. She has worked closely with boards, audit committees, and senior management to resolve complex business issues, and has served as the Global Client Service Partner and Senior Advisory Partner on many of the EY’s largest global clients.

Janet is a champion of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the marketplace and communities. As a member of the EY Global Social Equity Task Force, Janet has played an important role in the development and launch of the EY ‘Uplift’ campaign and of other social equity initiatives across the global organization. In addition, she has served as the executive sponsor of the EY US Veterans Network.

Janet joined EY as an intern and has served in many different capacities over the course of her career. Previously, she was the Assurance Managing Partner for the Americas FSO Region, with direct oversight of the financial performance and growth of the business. She also served as the Banking and Capital Markets Co-Sector Leader and the Initial Public Offering Leader.

Janet’s contributions have garnered recognition from several publications and organizations. The Financial Times included her on their list of the 25 Most Influential Women. Moreover, Crain’s New York honored her as one of the Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting multiple times. Janet also received the Women Worth Watching Award from the Profiles in Diversity Journal.

She is the Board Chair for Women’s World Banking and sits on the Board of Directors for UNICEF USA. She received her BSE from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has an MBA from Columbia University.