Tim Ryan is US Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC after being elected to a four year term beginning July 1, 2016. Prior to July 2016, Tim acted as Vice Chair and Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader at PwC, having responsibility for the firm’s strategy function and stakeholder relationships including investor relations, regulatory affairs, public policy, corporate responsibility and human capital. Prior to this role, Tim led PwC’s Assurance Practice. In addition, Tim led PwC’s U.S. Financial Services practice and PwC’s Consumer Finance Group.
Tim is a visionary, strategic and results driven leader and Board member operating with a high level of integrity. He is known for high quality professional relationships with business, industry and community leaders across the country and globally.
He has over 28 years of diversified experience serving clients in the financial services industry in the U.S. and internationally. He is heavily experienced in complex business issues facing the marketplace; and is highly respected and sought out by multiple stakeholders, including regulators, investor groups and the press. He has been published and quoted in numerous publications and is a frequent contributor to industry events.
Tim serves on the US Board of Partners and Principals as well as the Global Board, which includes the senior partners from the network’s four largest territories. In addition to the US and Global Boards, he has assumed responsibility as Asia Pacific (APA) Leader and drive activity in that region. He plays an active role in the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), a non-partisan and non-profit group dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets.
In addition, Tim worked with a small group of CEOs and launched The CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion™– a pledge that outlines specific actions that companies can take to advance diversity & inclusion in the workplace. It is the largest ever CEO-driven business commitment on diversity and inclusion.
Tim is a certified public accountant in Massachusetts and New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Tim serves on the Board of Trustees for the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society and the Children’s Aid Society. He graduated from Babson College where he studied accounting and communications, and joined the firm after graduation. Tim is a Boston native, marathon runner, and proud father of six children.