* BOOKINGS CLOSED * ARC Chairpersons' Roundtable | In-Person Only Event

22 May 2024


IPA Headquarters

** Bookings have now closed for this event **

Our next Governance Forum event in the Audit & Risk Committee Chairpersons' round table and takes place in-person on 22 May 2024 from 11.00 - 13.00 

The topic of this session will be Office of the C&AG insights on Audit and VFM , and the guest speaker will be Colette Drinan, Secretary and Director of Audit, Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General.

This is a valuable peer-to-peer session and we are keen that you benefit from it to the greatest extent possible. With that, if there is any matter or topic you would like to see addressed and discussed by the group at this event, please email governance@ipa.ie


Colette Drinan

Colette has been Secretary and Director of Audit since 2019.  As well as being the Accounting Officer for the Office, she directs the programme of audit for central government appropriation accounts. She has experience of directing the performance audit programme, as well as audits of State bodies.

Colette is a member of the Evaluation and Audit Advisory Committee of the International Civil Aviation Organisation. She was previously chair of the Supervisory Committee of OLAF, the EU anti-fraud agency as well as an observer on INTOSAI‚Äôs Professional Standards Steering Committee.

She joined the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General in 2013 from the Central Bank of Ireland, where, over a 12-year period, she held a number of roles in regulatory supervision, including departmental management. She trained as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers.