Tim Ryan is US Chair and Senior Partner of PwC after being elected to a second four-year term beginning July 1, 2020. Tim is responsible for leading the culture and setting the tone on quality for the US firm and its approximately 55,000 employees and partners. Prior to his role as Chair and Senior Partner, Tim served as Vice Chair and Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader.
Tim serves on the US Board of Partners and Principals as well as the Network Leadership Team, which includes the senior partners from the network’s four largest territories. He also serves as Asia Pacific Americas (APA) Leader and drives 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. He also serves on the Financial Accounting Foundation’s Board of Trustees and as a member of its Standard-Setting Process Oversight Committee.
In addition, Tim worked with a small group of CEOs to launch CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ — now the largest ever CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace, with more than 1,000 signatory organizations.
Tim has over 30 years of diversified experience serving clients in the financial services industry in the US and internationally. He is a certified public accountant in Massachusetts and New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He graduated from Babson College where he studied accounting and communications, and joined the firm after graduation.