December 28, 2022

A Dozen Who Made a Difference:

2022 Internal Audit Beacon Awards ​In 2019, I shared a list of the internal audit thought leaders of the decade. The list alerted internal auditors around […]
December 23, 2022

A Bad Month for Internal Audit Just Got a Little Better

Earlier this week, I posted a blog about recent fines levied against two former Wells Fargo internal auditors. The blog was a call to action for […]
December 19, 2022

Fines Against Internal Auditors Raise Serious Questions

With greater scrutiny should come greater protections Not much surprises me these days, but recent actions by an administrative law judge for the U.S. Office of […]
December 12, 2022

In 2022 My Top 10 Blogs Revealed a Lot About Internal Auditors’ Priorities

Each year about this time, I reflect back on the year and the blogs I have written. Having authored almost 600 blog posts over the past […]
December 8, 2022

Here Comes 2023! What’s Keeping the C-suite Awake?

Each year, there are a handful of survey-based research reports that are highly anticipated for those of us who like to peer toward the risk horizon. […]
December 1, 2022

New Report: 2023 Will Likely Present More Challenges Than Internal Auditors Think

Regular readers of my blogs will know that I frequently share highlights from new research or thought leadership that sheds light on the trends and outlook […]
November 21, 2022

FTX’s Lack of Governance and Internal Auditors Should Have Been Red Flags

Over the years, I have written several blogs and articles focused on corporate culture. The recent collapse of FTX reminds us once again how toxic culture […]
November 15, 2022

Call For Nominations – 4th Annual Internal Audit Beacon Awards

Professions thrive through advocacy and diversity of thought. The internal audit profession is no different. For the past three years, I have recognized men and women […]
November 7, 2022

Dear Audit Committee – Guess Who Audits The Most Critical Risks?

An Open Letter to Audit Committee members To: Members of the audit committeeFrom: Richard ChambersRe: Reassessing your role when it comes to internal audit Congratulations on […]
October 31, 2022

Internal Auditors: Put Away Your Radar Guns (and focus on traffic safety)

As my faithful blog readers know, I like use analogies to make a point to members of the internal audit profession. Over the years, I have […]