Business 100 - 2012

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 transferring 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, executive committee member and board member of the Ireland-U.S. Council for 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, he is a graduate of UCD and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Kieran, who has won several all Ireland dancing medals, lives in Manhattan with his wife, Michelle, and sons Ryan, CJ and Steven.