Irina is an Internal Audit and Risk Management professional / executive bringing over 22 years of combined experience in the areas of internal audit, enterprise risk management (including applying the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) principles), internal controls over financial and regulatory reporting (ICFRR), and loan reviews. She has pioneered major transformation initiative projects for the financial insitutions in the areas of internal audit and enterprise risk management.
In her recent role as a Chief Audit Executive for a mid-size financial institution, Irina successfully built and led an internal audit team and the internal audit methodologies, including: (i) execution of efficient, high quality, and timely audit reviews; (ii) issue validation, continuous monitoring, and annual risk assessments for Auditable Entities (AEs); and (iii) development of respective portfolio’s audit plan. In addition, she led the development of the Bank’s ICFRR framework by applying the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) Internal Control Framework, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards, and other regulatory guidance. Previous to that, in her role as a Head of Enterprise Risk Management for a mid-size financial institution, Irina developed and implemented Corporate Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework in alignment with the parent company’s ERM framework, including the Risk Appetite Framework (RAF). We a glad to have Irina on the RADD team!