Christopher S. Merchant CPA

Partner, PwC

Chris is Financial Markets Valuation Services Leader, based in Washington, DC with over sixteen years of financial services and capital markets experience. Chris provides valuation, accounting, risk management, and governance advice to a diverse group of U.S. and foreign financial and nonfinancial institutions, investment advisors, and government sponsored entities. Chris leads Transformation and Innovation for Financial Markets. In this role, Chris combines technology trends such as AI, RPA, and data visualization, with his passion for disruption, to reshape, rebuild, redefine and modernize legacy processes and enhance customer experience. Chris completed a two-year Professional Accounting Fellowship in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). While with the SEC, Chris focused on valuation and fair value measurement in connection with financial reporting.