May 2009

May 26, 2009

How Global Are We? Very.

One of the reasons that I returned to The IIA was to play a role in advancing the profession on a global basis. There are few professions that have evolved globally as seamlessly as has the internal audit profession. The IIA has been integral to that evolution. The IIA’s International Conference held earlier this month in Johannesburg, South Africa, provided another example of how the profession knows no borders. More than 2,000 internal audit professionals attended from around the world — a turnout considered a huge success in any economic environment, much less the one we’re facing today.

A glance at the conference agenda demonstrates the diversity of our profession.…