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ICAEW Roundtable: Audit Committees Today - how effective are they really?

Monday 25 March 2019

ICAEW Roundtable: Audit Committees Today - how effective are they really?


Date: 15 March 2019

Venue: ICAEW, Chartered Accountants' Hall, Moorgate Place, London EC2R 6EA

ICAEW roundtable event: audit committees today - how effective are they really? 


Event Information

 Attendees will participate in a discussion, sharing experiences and gaining insight into the annual self-evaluation of Audit Committee (or Board) effectiveness. 

The discussion will cover:

  • Assessing board versus individual performance;
  • How to prepare for an external/independent review;
  • The roles of Investor Relations and the Company Secretary in ensuring an effective review;
  • Guidance on facilitated self-assessment; and
  • Follow-up for any actions or recommendations.

Speakers

David Alexander
David is a Chartered Accountant and former Head of Internal Audit with over thirty years’ experience in internal audit and risk management. David has held a broad range of Global Head of Audit roles and brings strong experience from banking (HSBC and NatWest), insurance (XL Catlin and Aon Benfield) and asset management (Hendersons), as well as previous consulting experience with Deloitte and PwC. David now acts principally as a consultant and trainer on key aspects of governance, risk and assurance. This includes advice and guidance to boards and audit committees, as well as conducting effectiveness reviews of internal audit teams and running training courses which he has developed for Audit and Risk Committees.

Helen Bradley
Helen Bradley is a partner in the Baker McKenzie’s Public Company team in London and heads the Corporate Finance group. She was seconded to The Panel on Takeovers & Mergers in May and is listed in The Lawyer's Hot 100. Helen advises on all aspects of corporate finance work, including domestic and cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, general corporate advisory and UK equity capital markets. 

Event Details:

15th March 2019

10:00 - 12:00

ICAEW, Chartered Accountants' Hall, Moorgate Place, London EC2R 6EA

To register go to: https://events.icaew.com/pd/12734/audit-committees-today-how-effective-are-they-really?returncom=productlist

NEDA Members are able to attend for free using the discount code NEDAFOC at checkout


 Attendees will participate in a discussion, sharing experiences and gaining insight into the annual self-evaluation of Audit Committee (or Board) effectiveness.