Ellen Gazlay

Ellen Gazlay is special adviser to Chairman William D. Duhnke, and advises him on all matters that come before the board.

Ms. Gazlay joined the PCAOB in May 2018, after working as a partner in the Americas Professional Practice group of Ernst & Young LLP for three and a half years. At EY, she was involved in developing audit guidance, participating in standard-setting activities, and consulting on auditing matters, as well as serving as a partner on several integrated audits.

From June 2012 to October 2014, Ms. Gazlay was a professional accounting fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant of the Securities and Exchange Commission, where her work included activities related to the oversight of the PCAOB.

She began her career at EY in the Washington, DC, area, rising to senior manager in 2009. During this time, she audited public and private companies of various sizes, primarily in the life sciences industry.

Ms. Gazlay received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting from Muhlenberg College. She is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.