Environment & Energy Report

EY’s U.K. Boss Steps Down to Head Sustainability Strategy

Jan. 14, 2020, 6:28 PM

Ernst & Young LLP’s U.K. boss is stepping down from day-to-day control to take a climate change role.

Steve Varley is resigning as the firm’s U.K. managing partner to begin a newly created role as EY’s global sustainability leader, the firm said in a statement Jan. 14. Varley has been the firm’s U.K. managing partner and chairman since 2011, and will remain chairman.

• EY said that a replacement managing partner “will be appointed in coming months.” Varley leaves to become EY’s first global sustainability strategy leader, advising the firm and its clients on environmental matters.

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