• Global report - Internal audit of the future

Global report - Internal audit of the future

03 August 2023

The internal audit function has gone through significant expansion and transformation over 
the past few years. New advancements in everything from technology and cyber risk to supply 
chain transformation have moved the profession forward quickly in a short period of time.
This rapid pace of change is set to continue — or even accelerate. 

In this report, we look at what the next five years hold for the internal audit profession. With 
actionable insights from our internal audit leaders from countries across the globe, we explore 
evolving trends that will impact the work we perform every day. 

As with everything we do at BDO, the goal of this report is to help you, members of our
audit community, thrive — today and in the future.