Risk Services partners join 2011 IIA conference

Risk Services partners Leo Matignas, Becca Sarmenta and Bojie Lopez participated in the recent 2011 Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Conference at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC) in Malaysia. ASEAN & Korea Advisory Quality & Risk Management Leader and Chief Risk Officer Leo Matignas was the moderator during the panel session on “Taking a lead role in integrated assurance.” Managers Ian Canlas, JV Leachon, Erick Pineda, Rhea Sanchez and Rona Yngson also participated in the conference.

Inspired by the theme “Standing Tall,” the conference was a call to the internal audit profession to assume greater leadership roles in advocating sound governance and internal audit standards and practices. The conference featured world-class keynote speakers and over 90 distinguished thought-leading presenters on topics such as corporate governance, risk management, audit management, fraud detection and prevention, information technology, leading internal audit practices, emerging global issues, leadership and professional development and auditing in the public sector.