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Shane Silva

Director

Shane has over ten years of experience in the Professional Services industry and has broad experience in multiple sectors including retail, consumer products and services financial services, utilities and not-for-profit. He has led and managed the delivery of internal audit programs at several major organisations. He has led teams to deliver internal audit engagements (including IT audit), consulting engagements, risk management services, payment integrity, program assurance and data analytics engagements.

Major Projects

Payment Integrity: Shane has led the delivery of numerous payment integrity engagements. Shane led the team in building calculators in line with legislative requirements for eligibility and payment rates and recalculated a sample of payments to determine their accuracy.

Project Assurance: Shane led the delivery of an engagement that provided assurance in line with the Secretary’s Accountable Authority Instructions. During this engagement the team conducted an assessment over risk and controls of the payment and conducted payment integrity testing. During the payment integrity testing the team built calculators in line with legislative requirements for eligibility and payment rates and recalculated a sample of payments to determine their accuracy.

IT Audits: Shane has led multiple IT audits focusing on IT governance, IT strategy, IT risk management, change management, information and records management, IT general controls, ERP Security and Controls (SAP), legacy system audits (mainframe), data management, business continuity audits and IT compliance audits for organisations in various sectors including government, manufacturing, financial services, retail and utilities.

IT Project and Program Assurance: Shane has been responsible for the overall delivery of program and project assurance for some of the largest Australian Government IT transformation program’s including the Systems for People Program (Immigration), Joint eHealth Data Information (Defence) and Choice and Maintenance of Veterans Affairs Program (DVA).

Areas of Expertise

  • IT Risk Management 
  • Technology Consulting 
  • Internal Audit
  • Payment Integrity

  • Risk Assessment and Management

  • Program Assurance

Industry Expertise

  • Government

  • Retail

Education

  • Bachelor of Biotechnology (Molecular Biology & Genetics)

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Information Systems) Professional Memberships and Certifications 

Professional Memberships and Certification

  • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)

  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia

  • Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association