Chambers on Internal Audit

November 4, 2019

The Road Ahead for Internal Audit: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2020s

Internal auditing has a long history of successfully pivoting to meet the growing and changing needs of its stakeholders. From its transition to risk-based auditing in […]
October 28, 2019

Internal Auditing and the Public Good

Regular readers of my blog understand the emphasis I place on internal audit’s role in helping organizations achieve their objectives. It is integral to the Definition […]
October 21, 2019

​When Boards Are Surprised, Who’s at Fault?

The number of shocking corporate scandals that have damaged major corporations reads like part of a top 10 list of news events from the past decade […]
October 15, 2019

​Groundbreaking IIA Report Could Reshape Views on Risk Management

Against a backdrop of numerous high-profile corporate scandals, boards of directors around the world are facing increasing pressure to perform. Activist investors, changes in technology, and […]
October 7, 2019

Ready or Not — Here Come the 2020s

At my age, the dawn of a new decade should not be that big of a deal. After all, the middle of the coming decade will […]
September 30, 2019

​Internal Auditors Must Stand Tall — But Know When to Walk

Global headlines recently noted that the chief audit executive (CAE) of a major publicly traded company had resigned amid questions about the company’s CEO improperly executing […]
September 26, 2019

The Next Big Risk For Internal Audit is Just Around the Corner

Ours is a dynamic profession. Just as internal auditors move from one engagement to the next, the entire profession continually evolves to meet new challenges. A […]
September 19, 2019

When It Comes to Internal Audit Principles — The Stand Must Be Complete

In my previous blog post, I explored half of The IIA’s Core Principles in relation to the recent release of a new Practice Guide, “Demonstrating the […]
September 16, 2019

Internal Auditors Should Stand on Principles

“The intelligent have plans; the wise have principles.” —Raheel Farooq The world of internal auditing in the 21stcentury can be exhilarating, rewarding, nerve-wracking, exciting, and downright terrifying […]
September 9, 2019

6 Risk Management Lessons I Learned From Hurricane Dorian

n the following blog post, I examine what risk management lessons we can learn from the recent impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas and the […]