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Inside the Auditorium Podcast: Sandy Balasubramanian

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

​We’re focused on empowering diversity inside the world of internal audit in the second episode of Inside the Auditorium.

I’m joined by Sandy Balasubramanian, Audit Director within technology for Bank of New York Mellon. She discusses her move from India to the UK and cultural challenges, as well as her biggest achievements being a woman in technology audit in a senior position.

This episode explores:

  • Operational resiliency: Sandy sheds a light on key technology risks and the critical importance of operational resiliency in today's landscape and emphasises the significance of having robust controls in place to ensure business continuity post-attack.

  • Diversity in audit: Addressing the issue of diversity in audit, Sandy talks about the underrepresentation of women in technology audit roles. She shares insights into efforts made by her team to break stereotypes and encourage more women to pursue careers in audit, especially in technology.

  • Career advancement in internal audit: Sandy passionately advocates for internal audit as an ideal career path, highlighting its unique position to provide a comprehensive understanding of the entire organisation and the invaluable learning and growth opportunities available.

Don't miss out on this enriching conversation that offers valuable insights and inspiration for all internal audit professionals, especially those wanting to advance their careers.


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