BiographyA systems and audit professional with 23 years experience in the Governance, Risk & Compliance space. She has worked in Grant Thornton in the Business Risk Services; carried out enterprise risk, third party audits and business continuity rollout type of assignments.
Worked with KPMG London in the FS Technology Risk section and carried out IT audits in the financial services space. Spearheaded a strategic offshoring project as Project Manager from UK for 6 divisions of technology at KPMG UK and was responsible for successful implementation.
Director with Valsec Solutions where she carries out assignments in information security standards implementation and business impact analysis. She believes in knowledge sharing and perceives it as a means to progress and career success.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
As assurance professional interests range from internal audit, controls and compliance. Research areas have always focused on business requirements and how best governance initiatives can be met optimally by aligning IT with business to give best results. I have worked on following core areas-
i) ITGC audits
ii) Enterprise risk appraisals
iii) Business impact analysis for business continuity
iv) Implementation of ISO 22301 and ISO 27001 towards better IT governance
v) Standard operating procedures drafting for corporate
vi) SOX audits
viii)SSAE16 Third Party Audits
Likes challenging assignments and loves to resolve problems which are people-process-technology related. Gives importance to personal relationships and loves to make more friends. Is active on social media, likes to maintain a work-life balance. Married with two children, family loving person and believes that her home is her hearth. What she does in free time?
a) Writing poems
c) Long walks
e) Listen to soft music