Tony Woodhouse CMIIA
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Tony is a qualified Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and has been with KCG as an Audit Director since June 2012. Tony began his audit career in 1977 and following periods of employment in the in the NHS and the Independent Broadcasting Authority he moved into the privatised Electricity Supply Industry where he worked for Nuclear Electric and National Power in both the UK and overseas. Tony then moved into Accounting Practice with Binder Hamlyn before joining Deloitte, where for three years he managed the company’s flagship outsourced Local Government Internal Audit contract at a Beacon London Borough Council.
During his employment with Deloitte Tony also managed contracts in the Charities Sector and undertook long term secondments to the in-house audit teams at British Airports and Trinity Mirror. He also completed specific project work at the Welcome Trust, Age Concern England and the British Nursing Association.
Prior to joining KCG he worked as a senior audit consultant in Whitehall and undertook risk management and internal audit assignments for HM Treasury, the Probation Service, Youth Justice Board and the Identity and Passport Service. He was also for over two years the Interim Head of Internal Audit at the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman where he fully professionalised the internal audit service.
Tony is currently the Head of Internal Audit at the University of Kent, Royal College of Music, Courtauld Institute of Art, Heythrop College and the London Institute of Banking & Finance. Tony also leads the relationship with the London Universities Purchasing Consortium.
His role is to engage with senior stakeholders including Senior Leadership Teams, Audit Committee Members and External Auditors in the development of strategic and operational audit plans for the delivery of high level audit services that are aligned to the strategic objectives and significant risks that each institution faces.
Besides ensuring the delivery of high profile work to required technical and quality standards that are aligned to HEFCE requirements Tony’s role as Audit Director includes supporting the KCG Managing Director in the overall business development and strategy of the consortium. In addition, he undertakes the management of our client based audit teams in Southeast London and Canterbury and leads on staff recruitment.
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