Carnegie Mellon University

Risk and Regulatory Services Innovation Center

Sponsored by PwC at Heinz College

Dean Simone

Dean Simone

Partner, US, Asia-Pacific and Americas Cluster Risk Assurance Leader; Governance Chair, Risk and Regulatory Innovation Services Center, PwC


Dean Simone is a Philadelphia-based partner who leads PwC’s Risk Assurance practice, which includes the Internal Audit, Compliance & Risk Management Solutions, Trust and Transparency Solutions, Process Assurance, Advanced Risk and Compliance Analytics Solutions, and Enterprise Systems Solutions practices. In this role, he leads a team of 4,200 professionals within PwC who advise clients on designing and implementing risk and compliance programs, conducting audits and developing internal controls processes around business performance issues and IT systems.

With over 30 years of manufacturing industry knowledge and extensive experience counseling domestic and foreign-based multinational companies, Simone is the former US Leader for PwC’s Industrial Products (IP) sector. He has significant SEC experience and has counseled many clients through major mergers and acquisitions, complex tax structures, corporate governance issues and the intricacies of doing business outside the United States. Simone also serves as the governance chair for the Risk and Regulatory Innovation Services Center at Carnegie Mellon University.