This event centers on exploring and addressing the risks and challenges the Philippines will face in the coming year. Following the Risk In Focus in Asia Pacific from the ACIIA Regional Conference, this event aims to provide valuable insights and strategies for efficiently handling and navigating distinct challenges within the Philippine landscape. In addition, let's participate and witness the election of IIAP Board of Trustees and Officers for year 2024.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
PS1: A Sneak Peak of 2024 Internal Audit Risks in the Philippines
This session offers a glimpse into the anticipated internal audit risks the Philippines may face in 2024. It delves into the evolving landscape of human capital, cybersecurity threats, busin...
This session offers a glimpse into the anticipated internal audit risks the Philippines may face in 2024. It delves into the evolving landscape of human capital, cybersecurity threats, business continuity, and emerging industry challenges. By identifying these potential risks early on, organizations and auditors can proactively prepare and adapt their strategies to ensure robust internal controls and effective risk management throughout the year. This sneak peek is a valuable resource, providing insights to stay ahead of the curve in a dynamic business environment.
This session will provide insights for internal auditors with the knowledge and strategies needed to effectively assess, mitigate, and manage human capital-related risks as we approach 2024....
This session will provide insights for internal auditors with the knowledge and strategies needed to effectively assess, mitigate, and manage human capital-related risks as we approach 2024. This includes how to develop home grown talents into leaders, alongside retention programs.
Shiela currently serves as the Chief Internal Audit Executive of Monde Nissin Corporation and a member of Board of Trustees of Institute of Internal Auditors-Philippines. She has a vast experience in financial audit, internal audit, financial and control risks assessment, risk management, review of operations and financial controls, regulatory compliance and fraud investigations.
Prior to joining Monde Nissin in 2020, Shiela served as the Head of Group Internal Audit of AIA Philam Life for seven (7) years. Shiela also worked for three (3) years as Head of Internal Audit of Splash Corporation and had a ten (10) year stint with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Manila and London where she acquired her deep external audit experience from vast array of clients of various industries.
Shiela is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified External Quality Assessor of Internal Audit Activity. Shiela has also successfully completed the Certification for Trust Operations and Investment, a Fellow of Life Management Institute Management and a Graduate Member of Institute of Corporate Directors.
Director, Human Capital Development of AXA Philippines
Chief Audit Executive at Wilcon Depot Inc
Larry is currently the Vice President and Chief Audit Executive of Wilcon Depot, Inc., a listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange and the country’s leading home improvement and construction supply retailer. He is also an independent Consultant/Mentor in building and enhancing the internal audit function of some companies based in the Philippines.
He is a career auditor with significant years of solid and extensive training and experience in internal auditing. He built his career in and retired from Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) where he held the position of Deputy Chief Audit Executive covering various key processes in the company and its subsidiaries. Simultaneously, he served as Assistant Vice-President and Internal Audit Head of Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation (MIESCOR), a subsidiary company of MERALCO. He also had a brief stint with GT Capital Holdings, a publicly listed company, as part of its Internal Audit management.
He holds a Business Administration degree (major in Accountancy) with Cum Laude Honors from the University of the East. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has global designation as Certified Internal Auditor and Certification in Risk Management Assurance. He obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business with Gold Medal Honors.
Larry maintains active membership in the Institute of Internal Auditor- Philippines (IIA-P) and previously served as one of its Board of Trustees and in various officership positions in the Institute. He also participates in some projects of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ global headquarter in Florida, USA, one of which as contributor and reviewer in research papers and studies. He is currently the Chairperson of IIA-P’s Technical Standards and Research Committee.
Cora Rey brings over 30 years of experience as Head of Finance, Controllership, Treasury, Systems and Internal Audit in retail and distribution business. She is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive of SM Retail, Inc. overseeing more than 30 brands and retail platforms. Her first job was as an Assurance and IT audit-in-charge of SGV.
Her professional affiliation and volunteer work with PICPA, earned for her the Outstanding Lady Achiever for Commerce and Industry in 1996 and Outstanding CPA in Commerce and Industry in 2013. In FY2020-2021, she was given the PICPA Presidential Award as Most Outstanding Chairperson for Technology and Website Committee. She held various officer positions in PICPA, the Association of CPAs in Commerce and Industry (ACPACI) and IIA-P showing her deep passion to serve the accountancy and internal audit profession.
Cora graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Accounting from the University of Santo Tomas and completed the Strategic Business Economics Program from the University of Asia and Pacific. She is a licensed CPA and holds certifications as CIA, CRISC, CRMA and Quality Assurance Validator of Internal Audit activity. She is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified by the Asian Institute of Management.