Karen Irwin, an expert in financial regulatory compliance, has joined the Toronto office of global consulting firm Protiviti as a managing director in its Risk and Compliance solution.
Irwin has 17 years of professional experience in the financial services sector, with a focus on regulatory risk management, compliance program design, transformation and implementation, issue remediation and enforcement action resolution. Her background also includes helping global clients improve key control areas such as risk identification and assessment; monitoring and supervision; and testing and analysis.
Prior to joining Protiviti, Irwin was a partner in the regulatory consulting practice of a Big Four firm in Canada. There, she was responsible for methodology and solution development, quality assurance and oversight of client engagements and led large-scale, enterprise-wide engagements in regulatory compliance and governance.
Irwin received her education in accounting and finance from the Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology and is a Certified General Accountant (CGA).