Strategic Management requires Ownership for Sustainability

One of the fundamental areas where Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the Pacific region require support is in the development of effective strategic plans, that the SAIs will then implement and report on. This need was met with the timely request from the INTOSAI...

Benefits of co-operating with peers

When I first started my work at the Supreme Audit Institution of Palestine, one challenge was how to start co-operating with international peers so that we could use our shared knowledge and experience to increase our productivity and the quality of our work. Today,...

The SAI audit professional: subject matter expert or generalist?

As SAIs we aim to influence the management of public funds to ensure they impact the lives of citizens. What does this mean for the profile of an audit professional? What should they know and what should they be able to do? I began my career working on private sector...