Paula Dutton, ACA, BSc (Hons), Audit Director

Executive Summary

Paula is a Director in Risk and Advisory Services.

Paula has been involved in the delivery of internal audit services for 20 years. Her experience spans a wide range of sectors including charities, higher education, commercial entities and not for profit entities although in the last five years she has mainly focussed on commercial clients. Her work has covered both operational and financial reviews and includes corporate governance, risk management, project management, procurement and contracts management, key financial controls, forecasting and budgetary control to name a few. She has particular expertise in setting up new internal audit functions for both UK and international companies as well as reviewing risk management structures and controls.

As a Director Paula liaises with both Executive and Non-Executive Directors and attends Audit Committee meetings.

Paula has managed fully outsourced and co-sourced internal audit services for a number of clients ranging from major companies to smaller businesses.