Business 100 - 2011

Kieran Claffey/PwC


Kieran Claffey is a partner at Pricewaterhouse-Coopers, LLP. After joining PwC in 1985, he spent over ten years in the Assurance practice before transfering to the national office to focus on litigation and regulatory related issues. He represents PwC on the Technical Standards Committee of the American Institute of CPAs.

Kieran was a founding member and director of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the U.S. and a director of the European-American Chamber of Commerce. He is the national treasurer and board member of the Ireland-U.S. Council of Commerce & Industry. He is chairman of the finance committee, member of the executive committee and on the  Board of Trustees of The Gateway Schools, and is a director of Legal Information for Families Today.

Born in Dublin, Kieran is an avid sportsman and has won several all Ireland dancing medals. A graduate of University College Dublin, he is fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Kieran lives in Manhattan with his wife, Michelle, and three sons, Ryan, CJ and Steven.