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​​Internal Audit May Work for the Wrong Individuals — But Not the Wrong "People"

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:

My role as the head of a global organization offers me the opportunity to interact with people who enjoy a certain amount of celebrity and fame. Serving as president and CEO of The IIA has afforded me the opportunity to meet the heads of states, members of the U.S. Congress, the secretary-general of the United Nations, and assorted diplomats, scholars, and actors.

While their knowledge of and excellence in their respective fields helped elevate them to the status of celebrity, their knowledge and appreciation for internal auditing is generally limited. One notable and refreshing exception is American Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, the keynote speaker at the recently completed 2019 IIA International Conference.

In preparing to host the "Fireside Chat" with Dreyfuss that kicked off the conference, I got to spend several hours in deep discussion with him. During that time, it became clear to me that his passion for what we do is intense and sincere.

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