Regulatory Compliance Expert Karen Irwin Joins Protiviti As Managing Director in Toronto

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Karen Irwin, an expert in financial regulatory compliance, has joined the Toronto office of global consulting firm Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) 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).

About Protiviti
Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit, and has served more than 35 percent of FORTUNE 1000® and FORTUNE Global 500® companies. Protiviti and its independently owned Member Firms serve clients through a network of more than 70 locations in over 20 countries. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies.

Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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Kathy Keller, +1-650-234-6252, kathy.keller@protiviti.com

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