Carmen Abela, C.Dir, CIA

Carmen is an accomplished corporate director, chief risk officer and internal audit leader. She has, for nearly 20 years, advised and counselled senior leaders in the public sector on internal audit, risk management and governance. A Chartered Director (C.Dir) and a Certified Internal Auditor, Carmen is the former chair of the Institute of Internal Auditors Canada and is currently the chief risk officer of the Bank of Canada. She has written and spoken throughout Canada and abroad on the value of internal audit from a corporate governance and public interest standpoint.