Event details

Information Session: Raising the Bar on Anti-Fraud: The Role of IA in Fraud Risk Management

Hosted with Kroll and IIA NZ

If registering after 1:00pm on Tuesday 22 September, please email with tess.borges@iia.org.au with proof of registration to get the link to view.

Cem Ozturk, Managing Director and Matthew Weitz, Associate Managing Director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice at Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, will present findings from a recent global IIA/Kroll fraud risk survey. The findings include perceptions of the effectiveness of fraud risk management programs, the role of internal audit in fraud risk management—including prevention, detection and response—the tools used in the fight against fraud, instances of fraud versus perception, and tone from the top and resourcing for successful fraud risk management.

Following the presentation, a panel of speakers will share trends and insights from the APAC region. 

Discussion topics:
• How the role of internal audit in fraud risk management is changing around the world
• Challenges in the heightened risk environment and how the internal audit function must raise the bar and respond
• The role of internal audit in fraud risk management including prevention, detection and response

Moderator: Cem Ozturk
Managing director and head of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice of Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps

Cem provides global investigative support to clients in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia. He has long provided Kroll’s Japanese and American clients with strategic insight around challenging Asia Pacific risk issues and is experienced in the delivery of detailed intelligence assessments, investigative due diligence, fraud and corruption investigations, market entry support and global asset searches.

Panel members:
Matthew Weitz
Associate managing director in the Business Intelligence and Investigations practice of Kroll based in the London office.
Matthew is a qualified accountant with over 11 years of experience in fraud, corruption, money-laundering, and dispute resolution investigations, as well as compliance and anti-corruption reviews across a wide range of sectors. He has worked closely with regulators and legal professionals, and has managed large and complex cross-border projects. His forensic accounting and anti-corruption experience spans over 30 countries.

Simon Granville
Head of Audit & Assurance, Sydney Water

Simon Granville is the Head of Audit & Assurance for Sydney Water, Australia’s largest water utility.  He has a 20 year career in internal audit starting with a food and logistics business in the UK that has led him back into the world of professional services where he worked for Deloitte for six years in Sydney across a range of commercial and government organisation.  After that he joined Hudson, not as a recruiter, but as the Head of Audit for Asia Pacific with additional responsibility for Sarbanes Oxley compliance worldwide.  This was followed by four years as Asia Pacific head of audit for Bupa – a global healthcare company.  More recently he was head of audit for Endeavour Energy which finally led him to Sydney Water where he was charged with rebuilding Internal Audit and investigating corruption and wrongdoing.

Ramon Manzano
General Manager, Regional Internal Audit at healthAlliance

Ramon’s internal audit experience spans more than two decades and three time zones! His career has been and continues to be in health care. Prior to migrating to New Zealand in 2004, he worked for a Pharmaceutical Company in Hong Kong for 12 years as Vice President for International Audit covering 8 countries. His first job in New Zealand was as Group Internal Auditor for Gough Gough & Hamer, a Caterpillar Dealership, but he soon found himself back in the health sector starting with Canterbury DHB and now healthAlliance. Ramon is currently the GM for Regional Internal Audit.

The day prior to the event the Zoom meeting log-in details will be emailed to you. A copy of the report will sent to registrants at the same time.  This event will not be recorded.  

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Venue and date:

Date: Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: -


Online - Live streaming

Status: Available

Duration and CPE: 1.00 hours

For more information please contact Tess Borges