Chambers on Internal Audit

April 2, 2009

The Unsung Heroes of the Internal Audit Profession

The vastness of our profession has never ceased to amaze me. It is estimated there are more than one million internal auditors in the world. Our […]
March 25, 2009

Internal Auditing Is Once Again Demonstrating Its Agility And Versatility

As I commented in my recent blog posts on Feb. 10 and F​eb. 25, internal auditing is sometimes accused of being reactive rather than proactive when addressing emerging risks. […]
March 4, 2009

In This Environment, There Are Things We Can Learn From Federal IG’s

Having served as a U.S. federal inspector general (IG) and later as an advisor to scores of Fortune 500 chief audit executives, I have the unique […]
February 25, 2009

Are There Lessons for Internal Auditing in All of This?

The great French military and political leader, Charles de Gaulle, is said to have observed that “generals are always fighting the last war.” The reasoning behind […]
February 17, 2009

The Rotational CAE Model: Is it Good for Internal Auditing?

There was a time when a career goal for many internal audit professionals was to rise through the corporate internal audit ranks to become their company’s […]
February 10, 2009

Chief Audit Executives beware…..we’re entering one of those eras again!

This year will mark my 34th in the internal audit profession. During my career, I have had the privilege of leading internal audit teams and conducting […]