Beatriz Sanz Saiz

Global Data & AI Leader, EY

Speaker Bio

A forward-thinking executive with proven experience in strategy and deep knowledge in artificial intelligence, Beatriz has been a partner in the firm for more than 15 years. She served in various leadership roles within the EMEIA and Asia-Pacific regions. She leads more than 22,000 professionals. In May 2023, she was appointed to lead the global Data & AI program for EY. In this role, she is leading transformation efforts across the EY business areas (Consulting. Strategy and Transactions, Tax and Assurance) as well as Geographies. 

During her career, she has held senior leadership positions with leading companies in financial services, such as Santander and BBVA, where she was responsible for establishing Data, AI and innovation as core competencies. Beatriz’ business acumen is backed by her quantitative and innovation skills which enables her to define and support the growth agenda of large multinationals and be a thought leader in analytics, customer centricity and innovation. 

Beatriz also leads the Analysts Relations program at EY for Data and AI which has resulted in recognition from analyst firms such as Gartner, IDC, Forrester and HfS as a global leader in Data and AI.

Beatriz holds a master’s degree in mathematics. She is regular speaker at international industry conferences and has been featured in Forbes and the Financial Times among others.


How is Beatriz building a better working world? 


Beatriz works with clients to help them navigate the challenges, opportunities and ethics behind AI and other emerging technologies. Additionally, Beatriz is a champion for EY’s commitment to accelerating gender parity through its #WomenFastForward platform. 



• Member of the Technology and Sustainability roundtable at the National Academies of Science, US. 

• Global Leader in Consulting 2018 Award by Consulting Magazine: Excellence in influence

• Named a Top Talent Executive Under 40 by AMROP, IESE and Royal House

• Game-changer, thought leader in AI, customer centricity and innovation

• Mom, film lover, champion for wom