Marilee P. Lau


Marilee P. Lau is an accountant based in the San Francisco Bay area. Before her retirement from KPMG LLP, she was the National Partner in Charge of KPMG’s employee benefit assurance practice. Ms. Lau was the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ representative to the ERISA Advisory Council for three years. She was the chairperson for the 1998 Council. 

Ms. Lau served a term as the Chair of the AICPA Employee Benefits Plans Experts Panel, which is responsible for recommending accounting and auditing changes to the AICPA, Financial Accounting Standards Board and Governmental Accounting Standards Board, as well as updating the Accounting and Auditing Guide for audits of employee benefit plans. She has also chaired the AICPA Employee Benefit Audit Quality Center, which was established in 2004.

Ms. Lau earned her B.A. in economics and an M.B.A. in accounting from the University of Santa Clara.