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Peter Lease

Peter Lease is EY’s Talent Leader for the US-East region. In that role, he leads human resource functions by overseeing all aspects of talent management for staff through partners, including: recruitment, learning, diversity and inclusiveness, leadership development and advancement, performance management, compensation, community engagement and succession planning. Mr. Lease is a member of the Board of Directors and Treasurer of the Ernst & Young Foundation.

Mr. Lease has been with EY for more than 35 years and is a senior client service partner serving the health care industry, focusing on assurance and related services in the health care provider sector. He was EY’s Northeast Health Care Area Industry Leader for ten years from 2001 to 2011. He has served a variety of clients including academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, community-based hospitals and other companies. He has had National training and policy responsibilities for EY relative to Federal compliance auditing and reporting issues.

In addition to his role as the US-East Region Talent Leader, Mr Lease's client responsibilities have included serving the following health care and related clients: New York-Presbyterian affiliated entities, Northwell Health, Mount Sinai Health System, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, Yale-New Haven Health System and Maimonides Medical Center. Additionally, Peter has worked on due diligence and merger/affiliation analyses for major New York City medical centers.

Prior to specializing in health care, his experience included clients in the venture capital, broadcast media, commodities trading and real estate sectors.