George Botic


George Botic is the director of the Office of International Affairs. He leads the PCAOB's efforts to negotiate and implement cooperative arrangements with non-U.S. auditor oversight bodies and represents the PCAOB in bilateral and multilateral meetings with non-U.S. governments and regulators.

Before becoming OIA director in January 2018, Mr. Botic served as special advisor to PCAOB Chairman James R. Doty. He advised the chairman on all matters that came before the Board for decision. He was also involved with international, cross-border inspection efforts and the development of regulatory policy for the PCAOB.

Previously, Mr. Botic was a deputy director in the Division of Registration and Inspections where he oversaw the operations of the Non-Affiliated Firm Inspection Program for domestic and non-U.S. registered accounting firms. He also oversaw the inspection reporting for all triennially inspected firms. Mr. Botic served as the division's representative in all matters related to international regulatory relations, working closely with the Office of International Affairs to establish and maintain cooperative arrangements with non-U.S. regulators. He joined the PCAOB in 2003.

Before joining the PCAOB, Mr. Botic was a senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Washington office. During 13 years at PwC, he conducted audits of numerous public and private companies in a variety of industries and assisted companies in going public.

Mr. Botic is a graduate of Shepherd University and received a Master of Accountancy from Virginia Tech.