Chambers on Internal Audit

October 29, 2010

ISACA and The IIA Sign MOU

In September, we announced the results of a meeting held at the ISACA International Headquarters office between the senior management staff of ISACA and The IIA. […]
October 22, 2010

On the Profession in Europe

As you may have noted, my blog has been silent for the past two weeks. This is not because I didn’t have anything to say. Instead, […]
September 27, 2010

With the Recession Officially “Over” – How Has Internal Auditing Fared?

I am sure you were as relieved as I was to learn the recession in the Un​ited States officially ended in June 2009. If we had only […]
September 8, 2010

ISACA and The IIA: Sharing Ideas, Setting Plans

Today, ISACA and The IIA saw the culmination of a meeting long in the planning. The three-hour meeting, hosted by ISACA at its International Headquarters office, […]
August 11, 2010

Effective Communications: An Enduring Challenge for Internal Auditors

As internal audit professionals, we​​ are often recognized for many outstanding characteristics and skills that we bring to bear in executing our important role. We are […]
July 26, 2010

Beyond Bean Counting

The recent white paper I co-authored on the attributes of highly s​uccessful chief​ audit executives identified seven traits that are frequently observed in those who are the most […]
June 22, 2010

Summer Is When Things Really Get Started

Wow! It’s hard to believe it has be​en almost a month since I ​​have had a chance to blog. Believe me, it has not been because […]
May 24, 2010

When Past Meets Present

In my role as President and CEO of The IIA, I am always mindful that we stand on the shoulders of many great leaders who came […]
May 11, 2010

How Far Should We Go to Ensure Independence and Objectivity?

I am not sure if it is my imagination, but the topic of internal auditor independence seems to be picking up steam — especially outside of […]
May 10, 2010

What Would It Take to Make You More Assertive?

This week I am attending the Asian Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditors (ACIIA) Conference in Sydney, Australia. It is always exciting and richly rewarding to […]