Deb Smith

National Mining Leader

PwC Australia

Debbie Smith is National Mining Leader of PwC Australia. With more than 20 years experience advising the mining sector, Debbie leads the firm's focus on helping our mining clients drive value, respond to challenges, transform and succeed in the market. 

She is a senior partner with PwC's Assurance practice, leading our audit businesses in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. During her time at PwC she has led some of the firm's largest audit engagements including Global Engagement Leader for the audit of the Rio Tinto group.
 
Debbie is also Managing Partner of PwC Brisbane. She leads the strategic direction of the Brisbane office which comprises more than 950 people who dedicate themselves to identifying and solving important problems and realising the opportunities that are critical to our business and social communities. We achieve this by collaborating with global and Australian businesses, governments, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs. 
 
In addition to her work at PwC, Debbie has long term commitments to community organisations and external Boards. She is currently the Chair of St Margaret's Anglican Girls School, a member of the Committee for Brisbane’s management committee, and was previously a board member of Breast Cancer Network of Australia.

Deb Smith