Chambers on Internal Audit

December 7, 2023

Here Comes 2024! What’s Keeping Internal Audit’s Stakeholders Awake?

Since the dawn of this decade, the world has been in a perpetual state of crisis. Whether COVID, geopolitical conflicts, macroeconomic events or other turmoil, risks […]
November 26, 2023

Results-focused Internal Auditors Don’t Count the Findings

When I set out to write my book Trusted Advisors: Key Attributes of Outstanding Internal Auditors, I was determined to identify those skills and characteristics that […]
November 13, 2023

Small Audit Departments Face the Biggest Challenges

When I first became a CAE more than 30 years ago, I inherited an internal audit department with very limited resources, especially considering the size of […]
November 2, 2023

Call for Nominations: 5th Annual Internal Audit Beacon Awards

Professions thrive through advocacy and diversity of thought. The internal audit profession is no different. For the past four years, I have recognized men and women […]
October 30, 2023

Introducing the AI-designed Internal Auditor

The proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the past year has been breathtaking. Adoption of generative AI tools alone has exceeded the pace of any technology […]
October 24, 2023

There’s Remarkable Global Consistency on Internal Auditors’ Risk Radar

In a recent blog, I shared insights on the newly published PwC Global Internal Audit Study 2023: Seeing Through Walls to Find New Horizons. In the […]
October 16, 2023

Phil Tarling Lived His Life in Color

Over the past few days, internal auditors around the world have been mourning the sudden loss of Phil Tarling, one of the profession’s most widely known […]
October 4, 2023

4 Reasons They Still Cringe When the Internal Auditors are Coming

I recently attended a large internal audit conference in Europe where attendees were anxious (as always) to discuss their daily dilemmas and seek my perspectives. Not […]
September 28, 2023

The Strange Case of the ‘Disappearing’ Internal Audit Department

Over the years, I have weighed in often on behalf of municipal/local government internal auditors who have been victims of the wrath of bureaucrats or politicians. […]
September 20, 2023

New PwC Report Offers Insights and Optimism for Internal Audit’s Future

There have been plenty of regional and country-level reports on internal audit in recent years, but the well has been pretty dry when it comes to […]