Global Strategic Advisory Council
Global Vice Chair - Public Policy
Ernst & Young
As a member of its Global Executive team, Beth Brooke is responsible for shaping Ernst & Young's positions on public policy. Through her outreach to address the critical issues facing the profession and global capital markets, Dr. Brooke has become one of the profession's most prominent voices in the public-policy arena.
She is also Ernst & Young's global sponsor of its Diversity and Inclusiveness efforts and a prominent advocate in the world for the benefits of inclusive leadership and inclusive growth. Dr. Brooke is regularly named by Forbes magazine as one of the world's 100 most powerful women.
Dr. Brooke worked in the U.S. Department of the Treasury during the Clinton Administration, where she was responsible for all tax policy matters related to insurance and managed care. She played important roles in the healthcare reform and Superfund efforts.
Dr. Brooke is a CPA and FLMI. She holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Management with a Computer Science minor and an Honorary Doctorate from Purdue University, where she also played women's intercollegiate basketball. She is a Henry Crown Fellow of The Aspen Institute and serves on its Board of Trustees, is a member of the Committee of 200, which connects successful women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders, and is a Board member of TechnoServe, which works to grow entrepreneurs in developing countries as a way to alleviate rural poverty.
Dr. Brooke also serves on the Boards of many other organizations committed to entrepreneurship and economic growth and to the advancement of women's leadership and public service. She chairs the Board of The White House Project.