Former FBI Deputy Director Sean M. Joyce Joins PwC as a Principal in the U.S. Advisory Practice

Joyce brings his extensive experience in national security, counterterrorism and counterintelligence to help organizations manage the challenges and complexities of global economic, operational and cyber threats

Dec 02, 2013, 09:51 ET from PwC US

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced that former FBI deputy director Sean M. Joyce has joined the U.S. Advisory Forensics Services practice as a principal, focused on the evolving challenges of strategic global threat management, cybersecurity and economic crime.  Joyce adds over twenty years of seasoned, highly skilled and strategic experience helping combat threat actors around the world to PwC's roster of forensic, risk and security professionals.


"We are proud to welcome Sean Joyce to PwC and look forward to working closely with him to help our clients strategically and proactively manage external and internal threats to their organizations," said Erik Skramstad, U.S. Advisory Forensics Leader. "Sean's background, skills, experience and leadership make him an exceptional addition to our practice and an incredible asset to our clients."   

Joyce began his career as an FBI special agent in 1987 and most previously served as the agency's deputy director, with oversight of the FBI's 36,000 employees.  Immediately prior to his appointment as deputy director, he was the executive assistant director (EAD) of the FBI's National Security Branch. In this position, he oversaw the FBI's counterterrorism, counterintelligence, weapons of mass destruction, and intelligence programs, as well as the Terrorist Screening Center. He was also the FBI's lead intelligence official, responsible for coordination and liaison with the U.S. director of national intelligence and the rest of the intelligence community. He additionally served as chief of the Counterterrorism Division's International Terrorism Operations Section, with responsibility for international terrorism matters within the United States.

In 2011, Joyce was a recipient of the Presidential Rank Award—the nation's highest civil service award. He is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Executive Committee, previously serving as chairman of the IACP Committee on Terrorism, and serves on the Intelligence and National Security Alliance's Homeland Security Intelligence Council.

He holds degrees from Boston College and Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School of Business.

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