With greater emphasis on personal accountability and the need for more effective risk governance in the boardroom, Vicky Kubitscheck will discuss the rationale and the ways in which integrated assurance is being implemented.

In doing so, she proposes a framework with which integrated assurance can be defined and applied consistently in a manner that is aligned with the needs of the firm and its stakeholders.

Time stamps (mins/secs)

  • 03.05 - What is ‘integrated assurance’
  • 05.41 - The case for more effective assurance in the board room
  • 12.05 - Defining ‘integrated assurance’ for synergistic benefits
  • 19.33 - Implementation: Alignment with stakeholder needs
  • 32.39 - Case studies: Illustrative examples


Vicky Kubitscheck - Chief risk officer and compliance director, Police Mutual 

Vicky is a non-executive director at private bankers, Hampden and Co. and chief risk officer and compliance director at Police Mutual Group, the UK’s largest affinity-based insurer serving the needs of families in the police and military.

She was described as ‘one of the most original and thorough thinkers in the risk management world’ by Robert Bruce, former editor of Accountancy Age. She is a features writer for the FT Adviser and authored ‘Integrated assurance - Risk governance beyond boundaries’ (Gower).

Vicky is president of the Insurance Internal Audit Group and organisations where she has held senior roles in risk, compliance and internal audit include AEGON and AXA.

Vicky is Fellow of the Institute of Directors as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors, Professional Member of the Institute of Operational Risk and Member of the Association of Internal Control Practitioners.