Frédéric Parent has held the position of Chief Internal Auditor at the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) since September 2019. Supported by a team of three auditors, he provides the President and CEO and the Comité consultatif de régie administrative (Advisory Board) with assurance on the degree of control over the AMF’s operations and gives advice on how its operations can be improved. Internal Audit assists the President and CEO and Advisory Board in fulfilling their responsibilities in accordance with regulatory requirements and governance principles, while contributing to the achievement of the AMF’s goals and mission.
Mr. Parent is also responsible for administering the internal disclosure of wrongdoings program. In this role, he ensures compliance with the program, manages reported disclosures and keeps the CEO and Advisory Board informed about any steps taken in response to them.
Prior to joining the AMF, Mr. Parent led internal audit, advisory service and infrastructure management teams within public and private organizations. He has over 15 years of internal audit experience, including in the insurance and financial services sectors, and in government.
Frédéric Parent holds bachelor degrees in accounting sciences and philosophy as well as the designations of Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP). He also holds certifications from the Cobit 5 Foundation and the ITIL Foundation.