Global Chief Operating Officer at Ernst & Young
An accomplished leader in the field of global professional services, John Ferraro has built a 35-year career with Ernst & Young (EY). A leading professional services provider with member firms throughout the world, EY supplies a wide range of services in areas such as transactions, tax, assurance and advisory. As the Global Chief Operating Officer, John Ferraro is responsible for managing Ernst & Young’s operations around the world and also serves as a senior advisory partner with a number of EY’s prominent clients.
During his time as an undergraduate at Marquette University, John Ferraro took advantage of an opportunity to intern with Ernst & Young, known then as Arthur Young & Co. After graduating from Marquette with a degree in business administration, majoring in accounting, he accepted an offer to join the Milwaukee office of EY, where he laid the foundation for the rest of his career.
John Ferraro has undertaken roles for Ernst & Young in cities including Rome, New York, Chicago, Cleveland, and Kansas City. He currently lives in London. He continues to play a crucial role in the development of EY’s global integration efforts across the world.
Aside from his role in EY, Ferraro serves on the Kazakh Foreign Investors’ Council. Additionally, in the U.S. he serves with the Business Council for International Understanding, the Audit Committee Leadership Network and the Board of Trustees of Marquette University.
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