August 03, 2015| Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Apps, will host a GRC Roundtable on August 5, 2015 at The Michelangelo Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event will feature discussions on the latest trends and best practices in risk management and internal audit, and will also highlight the value and benefits of adopting MetricStream’s GRC Journey methodology.  

The keynote address on the topic “GRC Journey – Integrating the Roles of Governance, Risk and Compliance Professionals” will be delivered by Carmen Le-Grange, Director at PwC. This will be followed by a panel discussion titled, “The Role of Internal Audit and Audit Committees in Enabling Smart Risk Taking” moderated by Sudeep Chatterjee, Senior Director of Partner Alliances at MetricStream. The distinguished panelists for the session include Marius Schoeman, Chief Audit Executive at BCX; Jaco Muller, Head of Risk & Assurance at Anglo American Global Coal; and John Cato of IACT Africa. This panel discussion will explore how to develop a risk-intelligent approach to address areas of increased risk, bridge internal silos, and take more calculated risks to grow the organization and add value. The discussion will also address the critical role of internal audits in improving risk management and meeting regulatory requirements.

The second panel discussion is titled, ‘Aligning Enterprise Risk Management Governance with Risk Appetite’ and will be moderated by Akshay Gahlot, Director of International Sales at MetricStream. The distinguished panelists include Carmen Le-Grange, Director at PwC and Zaid Omer, Risk Manager at Sasol. The discussion will focus on how to strike a balance between risk appetite and exposure to can enable organizations to achieve their short-term and long-term goals. The panelists will also share insights on how to develop a risk appetite statement that is aligned with the organization’s enterprise risk governance and strategic goals.

This GRC Roundtable will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to network with their peers from leading organizations, interact with industry analysts, and hear first-hand expert insights on GRC.

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About MetricStream

MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise and cloud applications for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management, makes GRC simple. MetricStream apps improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for hundreds of thousands of users in dozens of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and R&D center in Bangalore, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally. (www.metricstream.com).

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