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Kate O’Connell

Associate Director at EY

Associate Director, Global Strategic Events and Experiences Brand, Marketing and Communications, EY

Kate O’Connell has worked in corporate, events-based brand, marketing and communications roles for the past eleven years. As an Associate Director within Global Strategic Events at EY, Kate has spearheaded some of the firm’s most high-profile in-person and virtual events, managing diverse teams to deliver exceptional experiences across the Americas, EMEIA and Asia-Pacific. Kate’s role involves implementing and driving the firm-wide event strategy, managing C-Suite internal events, as well as overseeing external client-facing events and sponsorships. Kate spent a year in Hong Kong on secondment in 2019 where she directed the EY Asia-Pacific 4000-person partners’ conference.

Prior to joining EY, Kate worked for five years at The Economist in London as Head of EMEA Event Operations and Project Management. Kate is originally from the Wirral, studied French and Hispanic Studies at the University of Birmingham and now lives in Forest Hill, London.

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Kate O’Connell

Associate Director at EY

Associate Director, Global Strategic Events and Experiences Brand, Marketing and Communications, EY

Kate O’Connell has worked in corporate, events-based brand, marketing and communications roles for the past eleven years. As an Associate Director within Global Strategic Events at EY, Kate has spearheaded some of the firm’s most high-profile in-person and virtual events, managing diverse teams to deliver exceptional experiences across the Americas, EMEIA and Asia-Pacific. Kate’s role involves implementing and driving the firm-wide event strategy, managing C-Suite internal events, as well as overseeing external client-facing events and sponsorships. Kate spent a year in Hong Kong on secondment in 2019 where she directed the EY Asia-Pacific 4000-person partners’ conference.

Prior to joining EY, Kate worked for five years at The Economist in London as Head of EMEA Event Operations and Project Management. Kate is originally from the Wirral, studied French and Hispanic Studies at the University of Birmingham and now lives in Forest Hill, London.