Pwc Middle East, IIA Host Successful Internal Audit Conference


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Doha, Qatar: PwC Middle East, in collaboration with IIA Qatar, successfully hosted an 'Internal Audit Conference: Let's change the way we see risk' at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & convention Hotel recently.

The event opened with a welcome address, emphasising the importance of embracing change and innovation in the field of internal audit.

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The conference was held following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between PwC and IIA Qatar las month at the PwC Middle East office in Qatar. It brought together industry professionals and experts to explore new perspectives on internal audit and risk management.

The MoU establishes a collaborative partnership aimed at raising awareness of internal audit in Qatar and collaborating on joint initiatives to enhance the skills and expertise of Qatari talent in the field. This collaboration signifies the shared commitment of both organisations to elevate the standards of internal audit practices in Qatar and contribute to the professional development of the local workforce.

Issa Habash, Risk Lead at PwC Middle East in Qatar, said:“Through our partnership with IIA Qatar, we aim to equip internal auditors in Qatar with the essential knowledge and skills to navigate the dynamic and evolving risk landscape. This collaboration is an opportunity to accelerate positive change and lay a robust foundation for the future of internal audit in Qatar.”

Adel Al Hashimi, President of the IIA commented,“Internal auditors should maintain, improve and develop competence, especially with regard to understanding the expectations of stakeholders and senior management, as well as developing skills and knowledge related to technology trends and their impact on the field of internal audit.”

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