Internal Audit Conference | Breakout speakers

Matej Drašček – Chief Audit Executive, Hranilnica lon, d.d

Matej is the Chief Audit Executive for a regional retail bank in Slovenia. In addition to having served as a Teaching Assistant and Guest Lecturer for several universities and faculties, he has published numerous professional and scientific international articles on internal audit, human resources, business ethics, and strategic management.

Matej has spoken at domestic and international conferences, presenting new tools and insights in internal audit, strategic management, and ethics. He won The IIA’s William S. Smith Award for achieving the highest score in a CIA exam. He is also President of IIA Slovenia.

Shauna Moran – Founder, Operate Remote

Shauna is an accredited Coach, Consultant and Emotional Intelligence Practitioner, with a unique track record of building and managing remote teams at an international level.

Alongside this, she has an academic background in psychology, innovation management and remote working strategies.

Shauna's mission is to empower SaaS, technology and agency companies and leaders to create productive, functional, effective, and engaged workforces globally.


Shalinder Taneja – Senior Vice President (Internal Audit), Olam International Limited

Shalinder works across global cross-cultural audit teams and possesses more than 20 years’ internal audit experience.

In his current role at Olam, he looks after the organisation’s IA strategy, including executing a roadmap to provide impactful assurance. This he combines with anchoring complex operational audits across Olam’s supply chain and enhancing the company’s digitisation efforts.

Shalinder is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University. He is also Governor for IIA Singapore.

Zoe Williams – Founder, Zoe Williams Coaching

Zoe is a commercially minded business professional with a keen eye for detail who, over the past 20 years, has held accounting, internal audit, risk management and executive advisory roles, alongside leading her own company.

She has particular experience in leading internal audit and risk teams to high performance, which she achieves through raising the profile of risk management, effective control frameworks and dynamic programme management techniques.

Zoe is a previous Audit & Risk Awards winner, who in 2017 won the Best Innovative Learning and Development Team award.