Emily Kent

Emily Kent

Partner, PwC US

Emily is a Cyber Risk and Regulatory partner based in Washington D.C. primarily focused on Forensics and Investigations.  She has more than 18 years of experience providing forensics services, which include claims management/alternative dispute resolution, forensic intelligence, forensic accounting, compliance consulting, investigation support and litigation consulting to corporate, governmental, and law-firm clients.  Her experience and versatility have enabled her to take on a wide range of projects across a breadth of industries.

My most recent claims experience includes leading a team of more than 250 accountants in adjudicating claims as part of a class action settlement agreement.  In addition, she has led and currently lead teams of analysts in evaluating claims under many unique and highly publicized voluntary and court ordered programs.  These programs involve a wide variety of claim types including but not limited to business interruption, personal injury and death, sexual abuse, personal property and financial loss. As part of standing up and operating these programs, she provides end to services which include claims program strategy, protocol, and process establishment, claims reviews, technology implementation, fraud processes, claimant communication, appeals, program/stakeholder reporting and program wind down and preservation.  

In addition to providing claims management services, Emily's recent experience includes responsibility for PwC’s Global Intelligence team, which is focused on anti-corruption, strategic threats and governance as well as providing clients with technology enabled third party due diligence.  Her third-party due diligence team is primarily focused on reputational, supply chain and social related research to assist clients in better understanding who they are doing business with.

Emily also provides clients with investigative services involving financial loss, fraud, and whistleblower complaints. 

Emily has several years of experience providing litigation support services to the U.S. Department of Justice related to calculating economic damages from alleged breach of contracts between multiple utilities and the U.S. Department of Energy. 

Emily has provided accounting services to law firms representing clients involved in auditor malpractice disputes.  Services include analyzing financial statement audits to determine whether they were prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).

Emily is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner and holds a B.A. in finance from James Madison University.

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