Deborah Byers

Deborah Byers

EY Americas Sector Leader, US Oil & Gas Leader, EY LLP

Deborah is the EY Americas Sector & Solutions Leader and Ernst & Young LLP US Energy Leader, responsible for infusing a sector focus into all we do and activating market-leading integrated solutions. She also helps multinational energy companies navigate volatile markets and complex business issues to drive shareholder value.

She has been with Ernst & Young LLP for 32 years. With more than 30 years of transactions and industry experience, her proficiency includes structuring and financing corporate expansions and joint ventures, integrating assets and working with cross-border transactions.

Deborah previously served as the US Oil & Gas Leader, Houston Office Managing Partner, Transactions Leader and Managing Partner for the EY Transaction Advisory Services group in the Ernst & Young LLP Southwest Region. She is also a part of the firm’s Energy Center of Excellence based in Houston.

She frequently authors reports on timely energy issues; works with leading industry organizations; and speaks at conferences on matters relevant to the energy industry and women in business, as well as transactions for tax professionals.

Deborah holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University.