The Audit Committee monitors and evaluates the Bank’s systems of internal controls, risk management and governance processes. It provides oversight on the integrity of the Bank’s financial statements and financial reporting process, performance of the internal and external audit functions, and compliance with bank policies, applicable laws and regulatory requirements.
In addition, the Committee reviews the external independent auditor’s annual audit plan, scope of work, overall performance and effectiveness. In consultation with Management, the Committee also approves the independent auditor's terms of engagement and audit fees.
1 Committee member until Apr. 21, 2021
2 Includes BPI Joint AuditCom & RMCom Meeting
As part of the annual Board effectiveness review, a separate exercise was conducted to assess the Committee’s 2022 performance. The survey found the Committee to have performed its duties and responsibilities effectively.