Ellen is a partner with PwC and is the U.S. Insurance Sector Leader for the PwC’s Advisory Practice. In this role, Ellen leads a group of partners and staff members who advise leading insurance companies with their most pressing needs, including enterprise strategy, digital experience, deals, and technology transformation. Ellen has served the insurance industry for over 25 years, across all sub-sectors including life and annuity, property and casualty, and reinsurance. Most recently, Ellen was elected to serve on PwC’s U.S. Board of Partners, where she will be deeply involved in the firm’s governance processes.
As a third-generation Irish American, Ellen is the granddaughter of Bartley Walsh, a proud Irish immigrant from Mayo who settled in New York City. She and her family have had the pleasure of visiting the Walsh family’s farm and home in Loughanemon, Claremorris, where several family members currently reside. Ellen continues to be inspired by her grandfather’s courage and appetite to make his journey to America, while always staying close to his beloved siblings in Ireland. Ellen graduated from Fordham University with a B.A. in American Studies and earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Ellen resides in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.