Chambers on Internal Audit

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 […]
October 17, 2022

Don’t Tell Me That!

Things Audit Committees Don’t want to Hear From Internal Audit Over the summer, I authored a blog for AuditBoard on the 20th anniversary of the WorldCom […]
October 11, 2022

New Report Calls External Audit Independence The “Big Lie”

Calls for reform of external audits are nothing new. Proponents around the world are constantly advocating the need for greater independence of the individuals/firms who undertake […]
October 4, 2022

Followup Audits Are a Waste of Time!

There’s a Better Way to Monitor Progress During a recent seminar I was leading in Dubai, the topic of followup audits came up, the frustration in […]
September 26, 2022

Internal Auditors – Beware of Your Own Ethical Lapses

Internal auditors are ethical, right? After all, we see ourselves as “beacons of ethical behavior,” shining a light on the misdeeds of others in our organizations. […]
September 20, 2022

New European IIA Report Offers Internal Auditors an Early Glimpse Into 2023

Each year, internal auditors can draw on a series of reports to augment their perspectives on the risks that are expected to confront their organizations in […]