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David Ashton

Director, Advisory Services
Ernst & Young Advisory Services Limited


David is a Director in EY‘s Hong Kong Advisory practice who specializes in Digital Transformation and Robotic Process Automation (RPA). He leads EY’s Intelligent Automation Centre of Excellence in Asia Pacific, overseeing the development of EY’s own robotics capability and leading automation projects for key clients across the region.

With over ten years of experience leading global transformation programs, David has advised clients from a range of industries including Power & Utilities, Manufacturing, Automotive, Food and Beverage, Telecom, FMCG, Financial Services and Industrial Products. Originally from the UK, he has been based in Asia-Pacific for the last eight years, primarily in Mumbai, Shanghai, Manila and Hong Kong. He is a Chartered Management Accountant (CGMA) and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of London.

David is a regular speaker at international conferences on the topics of RPA, Digital Transformation and Intelligent Automation. This year, David has presented at the ‘IQPC Robotic Process Automation Asia 2017’ in Singapore, the ‘CGMA North Asia Management Accounting Leaders’ Summit’ and the ‘2017 CFO Innovation’ event, both in Hong Kong.


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