“How should we audit robots and automated controls?”

Martin Stevens is audit director at Gjensidige Insurance, Norway.

The Gjensidige Group is a leading Norwegian-based general insurance corporation servicing the Nordic and Baltic countries.

He is an active member of the IIA and currently is leading the development of IIA Norway’s Network for Risk Management which includes the preparation of a brochure “Guidelines for the Risk Management function”.

He served as a board member of IIA Norway for the years 2009-2016 (including four years as president) and was on the management board of the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) from 2010 to 2016. Apart from working as a qualified auditor (FCA, CIA, CFSA, CRMA) Martin has held a variety of line management positions spanning from the operational side as head of settlements in banking and CFO in a commercial company to Controller, Risk manager and risk management consultant.

Martin has been a member of IIA Norway for more than 30 years and has taken an active role in the development of the internal auditing profession in Norway as well as guidance on internal audit and risk management through his position in the Board of ECIIA.