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 […]
May 11, 2020

Returning to Workplaces Will Be Risky: Roll Up Your Sleeves, Internal Audit

After weeks of uncertainty and anxiety over the COVID-19 pandemic, sporadic signs of normalcy are beginning to appear. A growing number of jurisdictions are easing or […]
March 30, 2020

​Initial Pandemic Responses Didn’t Leverage Internal Audit

In last week’s blog post, I made the case for internal auditors to step up and demonstrate their value ahead of the looming recession. A new Quick […]
March 23, 2020

Pandemic and Looming Recession Demand Internal Audit to Step Up

The health crisis spawned by the COVID-19 virus screams out via daily headlines from around the world. No one would deny that the immediate focus must […]
March 15, 2020

2020 Pulse of Internal Audit: There’s Good News and Bad News

The fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought into sharp focus risks on many levels, from employee safety and productivity and supply-chain weaknesses to the extent to which […]
March 9, 2020

Coronavirus: Life and Death at the Speed of Risk

The coronavirus outbreak is quickly becoming one of the greatest global risks we have seen in a decade. Its rapid emergence and maturation into an imminent […]
March 2, 2020

In the Face of the Coronavirus, Internal Auditors Must Do More Than Don Masks

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has transformed from a growing medical crisis to also a macroeconomic one in a matter of days. The potential impact of the virus […]
November 19, 2018

​An Early Look at Internal Audit Priorities for 2019

Like the speed of risk, the end of 2018 is approaching very rapidly. That means many of you are putting the finishing touches on your 2019 […]