Sonia Brennan is the Deputy Auditor General for the City of Ottawa, the 4th largest city in Canada with an annual operating budget of > $3B. In her role she is responsible for providing leadership and assisting the Auditor General in the overall management and administration of the OAG. Prior to the City of Ottawa, Sonia led the internal audit function at Nordion Inc., a publicly traded global health science company. In that role, she also managed SOX compliance, and actively advised senior management on enterprise risk management efforts. Sonia offers over 17 years of relevant professional experience having served in both public practice and industry where she has delivered high quality assurance and consulting services to senior management and Boards on areas including governance, risk management, controls, and business transformation. In addition to an MBA and a Masters degree in Accountancy, Sonia is a CIA and CRMA as well as a CPA, CA. As an internal audit leader, Sonia has been invited to speak at round tables and panel presentations on auditing, compliance and related topics.