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The Auditor General is the statutory external auditor of most of the Welsh public sector.
Our key strength is our wide range of skills and knowledge that has arisen from our position as the the statutory external auditor
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Governance and oversight at Audit Wales
Our accounts are audited by an independent firm appointed by the Welsh Parliament.
Our Executive Leadership Team is responsible for directing the organisation
The Auditor General is responsible for auditing most of the public money spent in Wales.
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Audit Services has a reach of over 800 public bodies across Wales covering financial and performance audit
Our programme of shared learning events focusses on topics that are common across public services
Having a strategic, dynamic and high quality audit programme is a key focus of our strategy
The NFI matches data across organisations and systems to help public bodies identify fraud and overpayments.
We work with others from across the Welsh public sector and beyond
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Chris is currently Research and Development Manager at Audit Wales and previously developed and led the Audit Wales Good Practice Exchange.
He started his audit career originally with District Audit having previously worked in environmental regulation and improvement for Water Companies, the National Rivers Authority and Environment Agency. He is a scientist by background having studied at the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology in Cardiff. He also holds a number of Post Graduate qualifications in management and leadership.
In 2018 Chris became a Churchill Fellow and travelled the USA and Basque Country studying the governance of large-scale cooperatives and social enterprises. He is keenly interested in cooperatives as a means of engaging communities in sustaining a vibrant civic society.
Outside of Audit Wales Chris is Chair of Merthyr Valleys homes, Wales’ first, and largest tenant and staff cooperative. He has also served on the Board of Cartrefi Cymru Coop a social care provider.
Chris is a native of the South Wales Valleys and is proud of its culture, history, communities and for our future potential.