Chambers on Internal Audit

May 16, 2021

Creating Awareness About Internal Audit’s Value Takes More Than a Month

It is May again, and as many internal auditors know, that means International Internal Audit Awareness Month is upon us. The IIA, along with its affiliated […]
May 11, 2021

The 7 C’s That Should Be on the Risk Radars of Boards (and Auditors) in 2021

In 2019, I authored a blog titled “The 5 C’s That Should be Keeping Boards (and Auditors) Awake at Night.” I first shared the list at […]
May 5, 2021

Why I Chose AuditBoard as the Next Step on My New Journey

After I left The IIA earlier this spring, I shared five goals for my next chapter on the audit trail. Among those goals were to (1) […]
April 27, 2021

Should Internal Audit Change its Name?

Over the four decades that I have been part of the internal audit profession, I have been struck by how often I have heard the refrain […]
April 18, 2021

Internal Auditors Can’t be Change Agents if They’re Secret Agents

For almost two years, I have been encouraging internal auditors to become more assertive and adept in “telling their story.” Telling our story is simply another […]
April 11, 2021

Six Questions Boards (and Internal Audit) Should Ask About Cybersecurity

For more than a decade, cyber-related risks have been at or near the top of all risks faced by organizations around the world. Too often, cybersecurity […]
April 5, 2021

Five Goals for My Next Chapter on The Audit Trail

As the old saying goes, “when one chapter closes, another one opens.” For me, I recently closed the longest and most extraordinary chapter in my career […]
March 28, 2021

My 500th Blog Post: Final Reflections from The IIA

When I assumed the role of President and CEO of The IIA on Jan. 5, 2009, little did I know that I was embarking on what […]
March 22, 2021

​How Agents of Change Can Shape Internal Audit’s Future

As most of my readers are aware, I will be stepping down as president and CEO of The IIA in a few days. While I am […]
March 17, 2021

When You Spot Fraud, Don’t Break the Eggs

The International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing are clear: Internal auditors must possess the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to carry out their responsibilities. Some […]