Tracey Riley

Global Assurance Clients and Markets Leader, PwC Canada

Tracey Riley is the Managing Partner of Assurance for PwC in Canada, and is also the leader for PwC’s Assurance business for the Asia-Pacific Americas (APA) Cluster. In addition to being a member of PwC’s Canadian and APA Leadership teams, she is also part of the G500 group of global PwC leaders. Prior to her current role, Tracey was Managing Partner of the Consulting and Deals practice. Based in Toronto, Tracey has more than 30 years of experience advising clients across all sectors in Canada, the US and the UK.

Tracey began her career with PwC in the Audit practice in Toronto and transferred to the UK firm in 1989. While in the UK, Tracey led the Risk & Controls practice for the North of England and was responsible for establishing and growing the Assurance services around large scale projects. Tracey was also responsible for the global roll-out of the Project Assurance Service training and methodology.

In 2002, Tracey was appointed to lead the Technology, Information, Communication and Entertainment (TICE) industry for PwC Consulting in Canada. Following IBM’s acquisition of PwC Consulting later that year, Tracey was asked to expand her leadership role to include both the TICE and Utilities Industries. After leading these practices for two years, Tracey took on the Americas leadership for IBM’s Telecommunications Industry covering the US, Canada and Latin America. Tracey continued in this role until she rejoined PwC in January of 2006 with a focus on Risk & Controls. In 2007, Tracey shifted her focus to drive Business Transformation Consulting services. In 2008, Tracey took on leadership of PwC’s National TICE business. She was appointed Managing Partner, Consulting & Deals in 2010 and Managing Partner Assurance in 2014.

Tracey graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours degree in Accounting. She is a FCPA, CA, Certified Information Systems Auditor and is a recipient of the WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award. Tracey is active in her community and is past chair of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation (CAMHF) finance committee and now sits on the Ontario Chapter Executive of the Institute of Corporate Directors.  Tracey enjoys a variety of sports, reading and spending time with her husband and two children.


  • Consulting
  • Deals
  • Technology


  • University of Waterloo