Talking heads

Hear from industry experts on the internal audit profession and beyond via our eclectic array of podcasts - which, for most part, are led by our chief professional practice adviser, Liz Sandwith.

We hope you enjoy listening.


Ben Hammersley on digital technology and the future impact on business

Chapter 1: Preparing for the future

In chapter 1 of the podcast series, Ben explores the future of technology and how internal auditors should prepare for it.  

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Chapter 2: Machine learning, AI and society

In chapter 2 of our podcast series with Ben Hammersley, we discover why AI is a fundamental problem for internal audit.

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Why obsessing over report writing makes sense

Heena Patel, Internal Audit, RSA

Heena shares her thoughts on providing insights that matter and focusing on the key mechanisms for reporting.

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Coaching vs mentoring

Identifying the need for a coach and/or mentor generally comes from change, either the necessity to change or the desire for change. Hear from a certified coach and head of internal audit discuss their views on coaching and mentoring.

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Innovation in auditing

Nick Curle, Head of Audit Strategy and Change, Barclays Internal Audit 

Nick shares his experience of adopting the agile framework at Barclays and shares his thoughts around how internal audit can grasp opportunities such as the use of data analytics to innovate their approach to auditing. 

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Top tips for generalists on auditing IT

Greg Warland, Barclays Internal Audit

Greg talks about how to overcome the challenges of auditing a highly specialist area when you're not a specialist IT auditor.

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Auditing in local government

Ruth Lowry, Head of Internal Audit at Lancashire County Council

Ruth explains how auditing in local government differs from other sectors –…