Partner | Audit & Assurance
Yann Mérillou is an audit partner with over 14 years of experience in accounting and auditing. He is specialised in the audits of regulated investment funds and Management Companies, and has deep experience in auditing various types of UCITS and AIF structures, investing in a variety of assets from traditional shares and bonds to complex derivatives, structured products, private debt and efficient portfolio management techniques.
Yann’s experience in serving major asset managers in both the UCITS and alternative space has exposed him to a high diversity of products and strategies. In addition, Yann has developed strong relationships with and understanding of major Fund’s service provider through being involved in the audit of funds administered by RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., State Street Bank, SS&C Lodbrok, Société Générale or Bank of New York Mellon.
Yann actively contributes to Fund governance initiatives and participates in various working groups of the Institut des Administrateurs Luxembourgeois (“ILA”) (Audit Committee for funds and Board Organization and Effectiveness Committee), and is member of the Deloitte Luxembourg Investment Fund Task Force.
Yann is also leading technology initiative for the audit of funds at Deloitte Luxembourg, and drive automation and analytics developments in the audit of funds. In that context, Yann is in charge of the development of local D.NAV solution, which states as a leading technology solution for the audit of funds in Luxembourg.
Internally, Yann has a quality control role in the firm and has performed peer engagement quality reviews in Luxembourg and in France. He is finally member of the recruitment team.
Yann is a Réviseur d’Entreprises Agréé and a member of the Institut des Réviseurs d’Entreprises (IRE).