Julie Champagne was appointed Chief Internal Auditor in September 2012. In this capacity, she leads the evaluation of the effectiveness of the Bank’s risk management, control and governance processes. To provide for the independence of internal auditing, she reports functionally to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and administratively to the Office of the Governor.
Ms. Champagne has an extensive background in operational and financial auditing, management consulting, strategic business planning and enterprise risk management. She joined the Bank in 2009 as Deputy Chief of Internal Audit.
A native of Sudbury, Ontario, Ms. Champagne holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Laurentian University. She also holds Chartered Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor designations.