Mark Peters

Managing Director

Mark is Managing Director in the London office in the UK. Mark leads the Internal Audit & Financial Advisory Practice in the UK. He has over 25 years of business, technology and operational risk consulting experience gained from serving a variety of companies across financial services, consumer & industrial and energy & utilities markets in the UK and Internationally.

Mark specialises in supporting clients to identify, analyse and mange the risks and opportunities associated with change driven by technology, regulation, changes to business models, political disruption and adjustments to corporate culture.

During his time with Protiviti he has worked for some of the world's premier organisations services relating to Internal Audit, Next Gen Transformation, Internal Controls, Technology governance, Programme Assurance, Change Assurance, Systems Implementations and information security. Prior to joining Protiviti, Mark worked for 12 years within the Risk Advisory practice at KPMG.

MAJOR PROJECTS

  • Internal Audit Outsourcing and Co-sourcing - Delivered, managed and led global Internal Audit work for numerous companies throughout his career.  This has included various secondments into the Internal Audit team to undertake specific Audit leadership roles and leading outsourced audit coverage.
  • Internal Audit Innovation and Transformation – Advised several Next Gen Transformation, change and innovation  projects for global internal audit teams.
  • External Quality Assessment - Led and delivered external Quality Assessment of various FTSE 100 Organisations.
  • Internal Financial Controls - Led teams and programmes of work to with a wide range of clients, helping them to revise and implement Internal Financial Controls including SOX utilising a pragmatic approaches to compliance that meet regulatory requirements in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Programme and project assurance - Led and delivered programme and project assurance reviews over organisation- wide technology enabled change programmes including ERP systems implementations, shared service centres, restructuring, mergers & acquisitions.
  • Information Security - Managed and delivery organisation-wide information security audits of a FTSE 100 organisation leading to major logical and physical security improvements
  • IT Risk Management & Controls Assessment - Mark led a global team to work with an international consumer products organisation to review and embed a baseline of IT processes and controls transforming the business approach to IT governance and assurance.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Internal Audit
  • Project Risk Management
  • SOX and Internal Controls
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • IT Governance & Risk Management

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

  • Financial Services
  • Consumer & Industrial
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Automotive

EDUCATION

  • BA Hons Business Economics, City of London
  • MBA

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS

  • IIA
  • ISACA
  • ITIL
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