Michael-John Albert is a partner at EY specialising in the delivery of audit and other services to the financial services sector. Michael-John has experience across the spectrum of financial services in the UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. His clients include listed and unlisted large UK and inbound banks, mortgage service providers, sovereign wealth funds and asset managers.
As well as audit, Michael-John’s advisory experience includes delivery of outsourced internal audit functions, regulatory reviews and assisting clients with multinational expansion plans. Michael-John leads the Audit Quality program for EY’s financial services practice and is a member of the Assurance UK leadership team for financial services. He was previously head of Risk and Compliance for the UK’s financial services assurance practice.
Michael-John was previously a Trustee of the Deloitte South Africa Pension Fund and through his membership of various committees advised the South African Regulator and Government on the development of the governance and accounting frameworks for retirement funds.