Seventy-four percent of audit committee members said the most important element in evaluating their chief audit executive (CAE) is the alignment of audit’s work to the most critical risks facing the business. In this highly volatile geopolitical environment — with more interconnected risks and bigger business changes — audit committees expect CAEs to play a more advisory role — providing strategic, risk-informed assurance to drive business resilience.

Download this report to review key findings from the Gartner Audit Committee Survey and understand audit committee expectations for CAEs, including:

  • Providing more risk-related information
  • Educating new audit members on enterprise risks
  • Aligning activities to critical business risks