Amy Brachio

Amy Brachio
Partner, Global Deputy Vice Chair - Sustainability

Amy was recently appointed as EY’s Global Deputy Vice Chair-Sustainability, responsible for supporting the achievement of EY’s Sustainability strategy and designing and delivery services that help EY clients to achieve their Sustainability goals. Amy has been a frequent speaker on topics relevant to boards and the C-Suite, including sustainability, ESG, resilience, cybersecurity, and mega-trends driving transformation. Amy also frequently writes on the topic of empathic leadership.

Amy has more than 25 years of experience helping large, diversified organizations manage risk. Her expertise lies in advising clients on topics that are top-of-mind to boards and C-suite executives, including leading practices in risk management and enterprise transformation.  Amy is leading work with EY clients to drive confidence in achieving strategic objectives and maintaining stakeholder trust.  

Amy has worked with the C-Suite teams of large financial institutions to testing resilience and restitution protocols in the face of major service disruptions, advised Boards on regulatory matters, and helped organizations to transform risk management functions along with organizational transformation efforts.

In Amy’s capacity of a member of EY’s Global Consulting Executive team, she has been a key part of the business’ response to COVID-19, including a key contributor to EY’s Resilient Enterprise framework and actions being taken by EY to respond to the business impact of the pandemic.  

Amy is an active leader focused on the advancement of diversity and inclusiveness.  Amy was recognized as Ernst & Young’s 2013 Working Mother of the Year. She was also selected as one of Profiles in Diversity Journal‘s 2017 Women Worth Watching winners and spotlighted by Source Global Research as part of their Women in the Profession series. More recently, Amy was a recipient of Consulting Magazine’s Global Leaders in Consulting award for 2019. Amy has served on the Board of Directors and in multiple officer positions for the ALS Association MN/ND/SD Chapter and works with organizations including Girls Who Code to advance women in Technology.  Amy currently serves on the Board for Junior Achievement’s Upper Midwest Chapter.  She is a member of C200, an organization devoted to advancing women in business. Amy recently was invited to serve a 2-year term on the World Economic Forum’s network of Global Future Councils (GFC).