Culture ultimately drives all outcomes from an organisation but it continues to be one of the most challenging things to define and measure. This panel discussion will provide food for thought on this most interesting topic as it becomes a key area of focus for regulators (and media) around the world. Critical questions to be addressed in the discussion include:
Brian Long, Independent Non-Executive Director, Brambles Limited, Cantarella Bros Pty Ltd and Commonwealth Bank
Brian Long retired as a partner of EY in 2010, as chairman of both the EY Global Advisory Council and of the Oceania Area Advisory Council (the EY local partner governing body). He had been an audit partner at EY since 1981 and has primarily served audit clients in the firm’s offices including Perth, Toronto, and Hong Kong, and Sydney. Long was the firm’s most senior audit partner taking responsibility for major clients and specialising in major transactions, initial public offerings, and matters related to governance and risk management. He is widely conversant with the requirements of effective audit and risk committees. Following his career with EY, Long served as a director of Commonwealth Bank Of Australia and still serves as chairman of their audit committee and as a member of the risk committee and the board performance and renewal committee. He is a Director of Brambles Limited, and serves as chairman of the audit and risk committee. Long is also a director of Cantarella Bros. Pty Ltd., and as chair of the audit committee and member of the Council of the University of NSW. Previous leadership roles included serving as director of Ten Network Holdings Limited; chairman of the audit committee and a member of the Council of the National Library of Australia; and chairman of United Way Australia.
Naohiro Mouri, Executive Officer, Chief, AIG
Naohiro Mouri oversees more than 50 auditors. Previously he was with MetLife Alico Japan where he served as statutory executive officer, senior vice president, and chief auditor. Naohiro also held chief auditor positions for JP Morgan/Asia Pacific Shinsei Bank, Morgan Stanley Japan, and Deutsche Bank Japan. He started his audit career at Arthur Andersen in the U.S. Mouri has served on the Board of IIA‒Japan and The IIA’s global board in several positions, as well as serving five years as the ACIIA’s first president. Naohiro is a frequent lecturer for universities and trade organisations and co-authored a book on auditing financial institutions.
Carol Holley, Chair of Audit and Risk Management Committees in NSW Government, Department of Finance, Services and Innovation, Property and Housing Group; NSW Parliamentary Services; and Service NSW
Carol Holley has an extensive involvement with corporations, both listed and unlisted, and their audit committees and with audit and risk committees in NSW and in the federal sphere. Currently she is a non-executive director of the Australian Nuclear and Science Organisation. Holley chairs several audit and risk committees of the NSW government, including NSW Department of Parliamentary Services and the Legislature; Service NSW; NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation; NSW Property; and the National Health Funding Body. Previously she has served as a non-executive director of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, Cochlear Limited, Resource Pacific Holdings Limited, Job Futures Limited, and Defence Housing Australia. These directorships came as an adjunct to partnership in and the building of a successful medium sized accounting practice – Hill Rogers, a position she held for 25 years.