Dbriefs
15 Jun.

Global Agile Internal Audit – Better, faster, happier…and more resilient

Innovation in Risk & Controls

Tuesday, 01:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants can gain insights into common practices, outcomes, challenges, and ambitions as Agile functions become better, faster, happier, and more resilient.

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Key takeaways

Host: Adam Regelbrugge, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Presenter: Sarah Adams, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Throughout 2020, Internal Audit was forced to reprioritize, reschedule, and reorganize. This was often through an all-hands-on-deck period of stressful and long working hours. In turn, Agile rose back to the top of the agenda with many functions realizing to achieve longer-term resilience they need to embrace agility. Leveraging our recent global survey results, we’ll discuss:

  • The extent and nature of adoption of Agile across the globe
  • Benefits of Agile and barriers to adoption
  • Lessons learned for adoption (leadership, teams, and coaching)

Meet the speakers

Adam Regelbrugge

Adam Regelbrugge

Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP

Adam is the US Real Estate Leader in Deloitte’s Risk & Financial Advisory (RFA) practice. He has spent his career specializing in enterprise risk management and internal audit and has more than 30 years of global experience delivering strategic risk and control solutions to a diverse set of financial service and real estate companies. In his role as RFA’s US Real Estate Leader, Adam is responsible for the sector’s strategy and operations, including talent, delivery, growth, and innovation. This practice includes integrated services and solutions covering a broad spectrum of capabilities including Valuation, Leasing, Corporate Finance, Cyber, Enterprise Risk Management, Transactions, Financial Transformation, Internal Audit, and Data Analytics. Adam is also the lead partner on several large financial services accounts. In this capacity, his key areas of responsibility include coordination, delivery, and oversight of risk, control, and internal audit services, bringing new ideas and innovation to management, modernizing capabilities, linking risk to strategy as well as interaction with Boards and Audit Committees. Adam also serves as a co-leader for Deloitte’s National Internal Audit Innovation team and is responsible for identifying and driving new tools and practices into the marketplace. He’s co-authored numerous whitepapers and hosts some of Deloitte’s Innovation in Risk & Controls Dbriefs learning webcast series, covering topics such as risk modeling, blockchain, cyber, and agile. Additionally, as National Greenhouse Dean for the Internal Audit offering, Adam helps design the next generation of lab offerings by providing leadership with design and lab delivery and coaching lab facilitators and producers. Education & Certifications: Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting & Finance, Northern Illinois University Certified Public Accountant Certified Internal Auditor

Sarah Adams

Sarah Adams

Managing Director | Agile Internal Audit

Sarah is a managing director at Deloitte & Touche LLP and the global leader of Deloitte's IT Internal Audit practice with more than 25 years of audit, technology, operations, and IT risk and controls experience. For the first 12 years of her career, she held various operational roles within IT. As an auditor, she applies her knowledge of processes, risks, and controls to assist clients with establishing and strengthening the IT audit focus in their internal audit departments. Sarah currently leads the Deloitte Agile Internal Audit (IA) initiative, developing the methodology and working with clients to transform their internal audit practices by applying agile techniques. She is actively working with multiple companies across industries to pilot Agile IA. Before joining Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory, Sarah served as the Global IT Audit director for a large media & entertainment company. Prior to that, she was an Internal Audit assistant vice president for a financial services company. Sarah has developed and presented training programs for The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ISACA, and presented on a variety of audit and technical topics at their conferences.

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