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Professional Networking Events

Wellington Networking Forum - 31 January 2020

31 January 2020
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PwC Centre
Level 4
10 Waterloo Quay

IIA NZ Topic:

Integrated Reporting (Financial and Non-Financial) - Future Perspectives for Internal Auditors

Presenter: Ferdinand Balfoort

Ferdinand is a global professional advisor and academic in the areas of Impact/ESG Advisory, governance, compliance and financial and sustainable impact reporting. He is practically experienced in implementing and ensuring compliance with a wide range of international regulatory and stock exchange rules, as well as auditing and investigations. He lately focusses on the global challenge of climate change, at international, national and organisational levels. Ferdinand is working extensively on environmental technology solutions to achieve green technology symbiosis deployment, using UN SDG, IRIS and GIIN reporting frameworks, to guide and support the achievement of global climate goals and objectives. He is the Managing Director of Balfour and Associates Ltd, an Impact Advisory and Capital raising boutique with offices in London and Wellington. He is also the Chief Value Officer for a New Zealand digital start up, which focusses on the Library of Things (LoT) and circular economy, where he is responsible for Financial and Sustainable reporting.

He holds CIA certification in addition to being a CA and has been a member of IIA NZ and IIA USA since 1990. Ferdinand previously spent 25 years globally auditing and investigating on different continents, as a senior GRC partner or CAE. In 2012 he earned his Master of Commerce and Accounting at Victoria University of Wellington on the topic of corruption, culture and financial reporting in China and Indonesia, based on his work in those countries, which was followed by an AAAJ published academic article on culture and financial reporting in 2017 - available here. Ferdinand is in the preliminary stages of further post graduate studies in the field of Integrated Reporting.

Ferdinand also continues his academic writing and is currently co-writing an international publication on fiscal frameworks and national environmental budgeting systems, as well as private sector organisation controls and financing, that need to be in place to achieve Paris Agreement climate objectives. He is a Director of the Board of Transparency International (TI) New Zealand, specialising in corporate and environmental governance matters, and has worked with TI internationally since 1999.

ISACA Presenter:

Richard Williams

Doctoral candidate Victoria University of Wellington, formerly Manager Architecture Practice NZTA,
CIO Airways New Zealand.

Richard will present on his recent doctoral research regarding the governance of cross sector initiatives and the resulting security and privacy findings and considerations.

For catering purposes, please register by Tuesday 28 January.

IIA NZ Members
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All prices exclude GST
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