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Inside the Auditorium Podcast: Ruchi Saggar

  • Publish Date: Posted 4 months ago
  • Author:by Hazel Rowe

​In the third episode of ‘Inside the Auditorium’, I’m joined by Ruchi Saggar, Managing Director and Global Head of Audit, Commodities and Global Markets at Macquarie. We delve into the multifaceted nature of internal audit, the visibility of senior female leaders in the profession, and building awareness to attract talent and shape the future of auditing.

This episode explores:

  • Diverse skill sets in internal audit: Ruchi highlights the multifaceted nature of internal audit, emphasising that it provides not only technical skills but also essential soft skills like negotiation, stakeholder management, and risk identification. These skills are transferable across various industries, offering rich opportunities for career growth and diversification.

  • Visibility of senior female leaders: There’s been a positive trend towards increased visibility of senior female leaders in recent years. This visibility not only inspires aspiring professionals but also fosters empathy and understanding within management and the business, particularly regarding work-life balance and family dynamics.

  • Building awareness and talent pipeline within internal audit: Ruchi emphasises the importance of raising awareness about internal audit among students and graduates. Initiatives such as recruitment fairs, university outreach, internships, and graduate programs play a crucial role in attracting talent to the field and nurturing the next generation of auditors.

Don't miss out on this valuable discussion that offers insights into the evolving landscape of internal audit and the pivotal role of women within the industry. ​

Note: The views expressed by Ruchi are her own and do not necessarily reflect those of her employer.