Business 100 - 2009

Kieran Claffey/PwC

Kieran Claffey is a partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC), a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited. After joining PwC in 1985, Claffey spent over ten years in the assurance practice primarily servicing multinational clients. He then transferred to the firm’s national office to focus on major litigation and regulatory related issues. He is PwC’s representative on two professional committees of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants: the Professional Issues Task Force and the Technical Standards Committee.

Claffey was a founding member and director of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the United States and a director of the European-American Chamber of Commerce. He is currently the national treasurer and board member of the Ireland-U.S. Council of Commerce & Industry. Born in Dublin, Claffey received his BA from University College Dublin. He is also a chartered accountant and a CPA. He lives in Manhattan with his wife Michelle and three sons, Ryan, CJ and Steven.