Emily Lucas, CPA, is a Professional Practice Fellow at the Center for Audit Quality and a Managing Director within the National Quality Organization (NQO) of the Trust Solutions segment at PwC. Emily helps guide the CAQ’s professional practice and public policy activities as part of her 18-month fellowship.
Emily brings the CAQ nearly 20 years of experience consulting with audit teams and supervising/delivering audits of both publicly traded and private companies across many industry sectors, with a focus on the energy and technology industries. In her most recent role within PwC’s NQO, Emily helped lead the firm’s Chief Auditor Network, which supports audit teams in enhancing audit quality and efficiency and provides firm leadership with insights on the practice environment and overall audit quality trends. Emily has been an innovator in the use of data analysis to support engagement teams in enhancing audit quality and she frequently appeared on practice- and sector-wide webcasts as a subject matter expert on a range of audit quality related topics.
A holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Accountancy degree from the University of Georgia, Emily is licensed as a CPA in Louisiana and Georgia.