2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

GS3: WEDNESDAY MARCH 18, 2009, 8:30-9:45 a.m.

Responding to Changing Expectations: What’s Next for Internal Audit

Richard F. Chambers, CIA, CGAP, CCSA
President, The Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.
  • Hear about how internal auditors are finding the risks of their organizations shifting and the expectations of their stakeholders changing, and they are experiencing new pressures on internal audit resources and budgets.
  • Explore several key issues that internal auditors must address in the next year:
  • The advent of declining resources.
  • The increased focus on operational efficiencies and cost containment in their organizations.
  • The need to provide assurance on the effectiveness of risk management in their enterprises.
  • The need to address strategic and business risks.
  • Learn about the 10 imperatives that internal auditors must address for success in the next five years.



Presenter Biography: Richard F. Chambers, CIA, CGAP, CCSA

Richard F. Chambers, CIA, CGAP, CCSA, CFE, took the helm as IIA president in January 2009. He brings to the position 33 years of internal audit, accounting, and financial management leadership experience. Previously he was national practice leader of internal audit advisory services for PricewaterhouseCoopers, vice president of The IIA's Learning Center, executive director of The IIA Research Foundation, inspector general for the Tennessee Valley Authority, deputy inspector general for the U.S. Postal Service, and worldwide director of internal review for the United States Army. He began his career at Trust Company Bank and later at the U.S General Accounting Office. Chambers has served on numerous boards and panels including the U.S. President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency, The IIA's Internal Audit Standards Board and most recently as Chairman of The IIAs North American Board.



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