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IIA Global Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of The Institute. The Board of Directors comprises 38 members elected at an annual meeting of the membership.

2018–19 IIA Global Board of Directors

2018–19 IIA Chairman of the Board

...Naohiro Mouri, CIA

Naohiro MouriNaohiro Mouri is Executive Vice President and Chief Auditor of American International Group (AIG), a global property-casualty, life and retirement, and general insurance company based in New York.

In a career spanning more than 20 years, Mouri-san has held a number of chief auditor positions. Before joining AIG, he was a Statutory Executive Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Auditor for MetLife Alico Insurance K.K. Japan. He also led the audit departments at J.P. Morgan Asia Pacific; Shinsei Bank; Morgan Stanley Japan; and Deutsche Bank Japan. He began his career at Arthur Andersen in Atlanta and Tokyo.

Bio: IIA Chairman of the Board Naohiro Mouri

IIA North American Board of Directors

The mission of the North American Board is to ensure that volunteer and staff activities of The IIA adequately address the needs of the North American membership. The North American Board comprises 10 directors and one North American member of the Executive Committee. At least one member of the North American Board must be from Canada. The IIA President and CEO serves as an ex-officio member of the North American Board, without voting rights. All North American Board members also serve on the Global Board of Directors.

2018–19 IIA North American Board of Directors

2018–19 IIA North American Chairman of the Board

...Karen Brady, CIA, CRMA

Karen BradyKaren Brady is 2018-19 Chairman of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) North American Board of Directors. In this role, Brady provides direction for The IIA’s strategic plan in North America and oversees its implementation.

As an active volunteer with The IIA, Brady has served on the North American and Global boards since 2014, including as chairman of the Global Professional Development Committee, 2015-17; member of the North American Advocacy Committee and senior vice chairman of the North American Board, 2017-18; chair of the Learning Solutions Committee; and chair of the 2013 International Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Bio: IIA Chairman of the North American Board Karen Brady

IIA President and Chief Executive Officer

...Richard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA

Richard F. ChambersThe President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the chief salaried administrative executive of The Institute. The President and CEO is responsible for the operations of headquarters and the management of the activities of The Institute staff, providing leadership and fostering an environment of cooperation and teamwork that positively influence relations with the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, committee members and the general membership. The President and CEO also serves along with the Chairman of the Board as a spokesman for The Institute.

Bio: President and CEO Richard Chambers

IIA Boards and Committees

The primary function of The IIA boards and committees is to help set strategies to achieve the goals and objectives of The Institute and to provide advice and counsel to the headquarters staff. Terms are usually three years, with one-third of the members’ terms expiring each year.

IIA Boards and Committees

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Affiliate and Chapter Leaders

For information about leaders of The IIA’s 250+ Affiliates and chapters, please see their individual websites.

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