Claire is a Risk Assurance Partner in PwC’s Dubai office. She has been with the firm for over 25 years, initially in the UK but in the UAE for over 9 years.
Claire leads our Middle East Business Controls & Enterprise Risk Group, which focusses on all aspects of business controls to mitigate risks e.g. Governance, Policies & Procedures, Strategic Risk Management, Third Party Assurance and Regulatory Risk.
In overseeing our Business Policies & Procedures Improvement team, Claire brings her extensive experience of assurance over control environments, external audits and third party controls assurance knowledge together in helping clients improve their processes, controls and procedures.
Claire works with clients in providing clients with third party controls assurance (ISAE 3402, SSSAE 16) and assurance over non-financial data (e.g. sustainability reporting).
Claire leads the Controls Assurance practice across the Middle East, ensuring our audit teams benefit from the extensive IT and business process controls knowledge and can leverage the wide range of tools of the firm.
Claire also has significant external audit experience, through her previous roles as engagement leader for some of our global audit clients and is the Middle East Assurance Lead for Global Inbounds.
During her time in the Middle East, Claire has also been our Middle East Audit Methodology Leader, has led our growing UAE CIPS (Consumer and Industrial Products and Services) Assurance practice, the regional Assurance L&E function and developed our Assurance graduate development programme. Key project experience
Specific assignments Claire has been responsible for include; services industry, financial due diligences for manufacturing and industrial projects. Claire has significant experience in leading and supporting large global audits and before joining PwC Dubai in 2007, was with PwC in the UK for many years.
Claire’s focus is ensuring that we coordinate well with the group and other teams to bring a one team approach globally.