Local Board Member, New England
Colin Burns is a Director at PwC, consulting global clients across a variety of industries and competencies. At PwC, Colin has been recognized as a notable coach and mentor to many consultants, helping them quickly progress through their careers and achieve their goals from promotions to grad school placements.
Prior to joining PwC, Colin enjoyed a lengthy career in professional soccer in Europe, playing in the top leagues of Sweden, Norway, Moldova, and Finland. A leader both on and off the field, Colin successfully fought the Swedish Football Association for players’ transfer rights, culminating in a new rule (the Burns Rule). Colin’s story is featured in a sports psychology book (This is Your Brain on Sports) and has provided welcome fodder for many publications around the world including, ESPN, The Boston Globe, Expressen(Sweden), TV4 Sweden, Soccer America, etc.
Colin’s love of local Boston sports began in his college years where he was an intern for both the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.
Colin holds an MBA from Emory University and a BSc from the University of Massachusetts. Colin lives in Newton with his wife and two young boys.