Bupa is an international private healthcare group based in the United Kingdom, serving over 32 million customers in 190 countries. New regulatory demands, changing business models, and heightened expectations by stakeholders inside and outside of Bupa are prompting a shift in internal audit candidates.
In this profile, Director of Internal Audit, Nicola Wood, discusses overseeing and recruiting for a geographically diverse team of auditors. When recruiting for her team, she looks for candidates with strong future leadership skills along with a capacity to learn internal audit. Wood believes internal audit is a place to learn about the business, and then move out into other areas of the business.