Topic of Discussion:

The Changing Role of IT Audits - A Shift from Traditional Compliance Based Approach to Modern Risk Oriented Approach



IT Audit has come a long way, and there are many improvements yet to be made. One of the main challenge is changing the approach of the audit from theory and compliance based to a value based outcome. With evolving technology, auditors also need to evolve in their role.

  1. What is the role of IT Audits in the challenging situation like COVID-19 and what will be the shape of IT within organisations once we come out of this crisis?
  2. What sort of risk we envisaged in that environment and how will be different from today’s risk assessment?
  3. Integrated audits: Functional and Information Technology Audits
  4. What is the scope for automation in IT audits

Who should attend?

Vice President, Head, Chief, Director and Managers of:

  1. Internal Audit
  2. IT Services and Security
  3. IT, Audit and Risk
  4. Chief Information Security Officer
  5. Technology Officer

Our Speakers

Manoj Agarwal - Metro Brands Limited
Chief Internal Auditor | CRO | Board Member IIASB & IIA Bombay| International Speaker | CA | CIA | CISA | CRMA

Mr. Manoj is a member of IIA's International Internal Audit Standards Board starting July 2019 and was a member of Guidance Development Committee of the Institute of Internal Auditor,Inc (IIA) (2013-2017). He is also a Governor at IIA Bombay Chapter since 2013 and is current working as the Chief Internal Auditor at Metro Brands Limited

Harshad Mengle - Future Group
Chief Information Security Officer

Mr. Harshad currently works as the Chief Information Security Officer at Future Group. He demonstrates excellent capability and knowledge in his areas of expertise. He has previously worked with Capgemini Sogeti India, L&T Financial Services, National Stock Exchange of India Limited and Wipro Technologies.

Shailendra Kothavale - Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Mr. Shailendra is currently working as the Chief Risk Officer and Chief Compliance Officer leading a team and handling Regulatory Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management, Operational Risk Management, Internal Audit, Information Security and Business Continuity.

Vidya C - S&P Global
Head of International Audit

Vidya has more than 17 years’ experience encompassing the provision of assurance, advisory and audit services to clients from a diverse array of sectors, including Government, Banking and Finance, and insurance industries. Experienced in Financial risk, operational risk and technology risk areas, he is currently working as the Head of International Audit at S&P Global. He has previously worked for Australian Government, PwC Deutsche Bank, Westpac Banking Corporation, KPMG and National Australia Bank.

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