George Atalla is EY’s Global Sector Leader for the Government and Public Sector practice, which includes more than 19,000 professionals across mature and emerging markets providing advisory, audit, transactional and taxation services to clients. Working closely with EY’s clients, George identifies key public sector issues and leads the development of new client services and solutions. George also provides sector insights that position EY as a thought leader in government policy and modernization.
George leads solution development for EY’s Smart Cities service offering, with particular emphasis on data solutions, technology deployment, new financial models and private sector participation. He has worked in more than 30 developed and developing markets, focusing on public private partnerships and outsourcing, restructuring and organizational transformation, policy reform and investment prioritization.
A licensed professional engineer, George has earned graduate degrees in engineering and business administration from Northwestern University, Georgia Tech, and George Washington University.