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Annual Forum 2014

CPA Australia Ltd
New South Wales
Level 3, 111 Harrington Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone +61 2 9375 6299
Freecall (Aust) 1300 737 373

The evolving role and exposures of audit committees

Friday 24 October 2014

Evolving risks, liability, technological advancements and complexity in reporting, among a myriad of other factors, have led to continuous change and challenges for audit committee members in recent years. A half-day forum jointly hosted by CPA Australia and the International Governance and Performance Research Centre (IGAP) at Macquarie University looks at the changing role of the audit committee, and what this means for directors, external and internal auditors, investors and other stakeholders.

Keynote speakers:

  • Michael Coleman FCPA, Audit Committee Chair of Macquarie Group, independent member of the Audit Committee of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Chairman of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and Chair of the Reporting Committee for the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Alan Cameron AO, Chairman of Property Exchange Australia Ltd, Westpac's insurance companies and Hastings Funds Management

Panel discussants:

  • Jon Tyers, General Manager, Internal Audit at Perpetual, Audit and Risk Committee Member at NSW Treasury and NSW Self Insurance Corporation, former Deputy Chairman of the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AUASB)
  • Merran Kelsall FCPA, Chairman of AUASB, member of IAASB, Director of RACV Ltd, Director of Super Partners Pty Ltd, Chairman of Australian Health Service Alliance Ltd and Commissioner, Taxi Services Commission
  • Chris George FCPA, Partner at Ernst & Young and a member of the AUASB
  • Karina Kwan FCPA, CFO of Citibank, Australia and New Zealand

In association with:
Macquarie University - International Governance and Performance Research Centre