Holds a Bachelor of Science degrees in Microbiology and Business Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration from the University of East London, and maintains CISA, CCNA, MCSE and TCNA certifications. His professional experience includes information technology, business process re-engineering and strategic business information systems management. His responsibilities include risk management, operations and training.
Provide independent and objective assurance and advisories designed to add value and improve University of Kentucky’s (Campus, UK Healthcare, Research and Affiliates) operations, governance, risk management and internal controls environment. Work with the Chief Audit Executive, Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and Executive management to develop a risk-based internal audit plan. Inform the Audit Committee of effectiveness of internal control and risk management systems. Prepare annual risk-based audit plan focusing on key business risks and processes with input from relevant stakeholders and Audit Committee approval. Other responsibilities include:
~ Manage and Conduct Financial, Operational and Information Technology Audits
~ Provide management with a comprehensive risk management process to ensure that risks are
identified, controls evaluated and mitigation strategies implemented
~ Appraise the adequacy of management mitigation strategies
~ Develop and implement fraud and unethical behavior prevention programs driven by risk based
~ Participate in various committees or task forces geared to policy and procedure development,
governance and operational improvement.
~ Coordinate coverage with the external auditors, state and federal agencies, and external
~ Keep abreast of legislative issues, audit regulations/trends, emerging technologies, tools, and
~ Perform special analyses and reviews, including compliance, fraud and unethical misconduct.
~ Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information
that is provided for management.
~ Supervise the audit staff, and ensure staff compliance with regulations, policies, deadlines, and
~ Conduct periodic training workshops to promote awareness of governance, risk management and