Chief Financial Officer and Head of Portfolio Strategy, PwC US
Martyn Curragh is PwC’s Chief Financial Officer and Head of Portfolio Strategy. He joined PwC’s US Leadership Team on July 1, 2016. Prior to this, Martyn served as the leader of PwC’s Transaction Services Practice in the US — a business composed of over 1,000 experienced professionals who advise clients throughout the entire lifecycle of a transaction, providing due diligence for M&A transactions, along with advice on accounting and financial reporting and valuation, M&A strategy and integration, capital raising, restructuring and divestiture options.
During his tenure with PwC, Martyn has distinguished himself as a seasoned deal specialist with extensive experience in global and cross-border deals, having served numerous private equity and corporate clients resident in both the United States and Europe. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in transactions aggregating over $30 billion across a diverse group of industry sectors including media and publishing, consumer products and retail, industrial products, pharmaceuticals, and aerospace and defense contracting. Martyn has provided a broad range of mergers and acquisitions-related services to clients, including industry and market assessments, buy-side due diligence, divestiture services, accounting and tax structuring and post-merger integration.
Martyn has been with PwC for 23 years, working in both the United Kingdom and the United States. He joined the US Transaction Services group in the New York office in 1998, relocating from Northern Ireland. Martyn is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland.