Michael O’Bryan was appointed Managing Director and Chief Internal Auditor in the Audit Department (AUD), effective 5 March 2018. In this capacity, he leads the evaluation of the effectiveness of the Bank’s risk management, control and governance processes. To provide for the independence of internal auditing, he reports functionally to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and administratively to the Office of the Governor.
Mr. O’Bryan joined the Bank in 2015 and was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Internal Audit in January 2017. Previously, he was the Chief Audit Executive of the Canada Post Group of Companies, where he also served as the Director of Security Process and Administration.
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Mr. O’Bryan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Specialization in Accounting) from the University of Ottawa. He is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Information Systems Auditor.