Blog: The Question Should Be, "Where Are the Internal Auditors?"

Read Richard Chambers' Latest Blog

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

In my last blog, I wrote about my dread in hearing the question, "Where were the internal auditors?" As I said then, when the whereabouts of internal audit is pondered by media and others, there has typically been a high-profile corporate failure that has impacted a company's share value and investor confidence.

I have received a number of interesting comments about the blog, including one from a senior audit leader during my recent visit to Germany for an International Integrated Reporting Council meeting. She made the case that when the need arises, management has a duty to ask, "Where are the internal auditors?"

Read the full blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.