Phil Sharman Appointed as Next Auditor General, British Virgin Islands


Phil Sharman Appointed as Next Auditor General, British Virgin Islands

Mr. Phil Sharman has been appointed as the next Auditor General of the British Virgin Islands.  The appointment was made by His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, in accordance with section 92 of the Virgin Islands Constitution, and acting in accordance with the advice of the Public Service Commission.  The appointment will […]

CAROSAI Cooperative (Parallel) Procurement Audit May 29 -June 2, 2017


CAROSAI Cooperative (Parallel) Procurement Audit May 29 -June 2, 2017

CAROSAI undertook a survey in July 2016 to determine the mandate, needs and priorities of all its members, Procurement Audit was identified as a critical capacity building need of fifteen SAIs.  Arising from this stated need, the Secretariat,  through the joint support of the World Bank (WB) and the  Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be spearheading […]

Achieving Impact and Reinforcing Accountability- Sierra Leone’s Perspective


The Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) became an operational independent organization in 2004. In a country context marked by a post-conflict legacy, high youth unemployment, poverty, corruption, weak governance structures and fragile legal environment following the end of the civil war in 2002, Sierra Leone is considered to be among the 10 poorest countries in […]

Regional Collaboration to Close the Accountability Gap- the PASAI Approach


Several smaller island nations in the Pacific have limited auditing capabilities. For example, back in 2009, the Tuvalu Office of the Auditor-General (TOAG) and the Kiribati National Audit Office (KNAO) were not completing audits in a timely manner. They had backlogs of audits and struggled to keep up with changes to international financial reporting and […]

INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) Workshop for Experienced SAI PMF Assessors in Panama City- November 16-18, 2016


INTOSAI Development Initiative (IDI) Workshop for Experienced SAI PMF Assessors in Panama City- November 16-18, 2016

CAROSAI was invited to participate in a workshop for experienced SAI PMF Assessors in Panama City, November 16-18, 2016. The workshop was intended to allow for the sharing of SAI PMF experiences from conducting SAI PMF assessments; and training on writing the SAI PMF performance report, including identifying root cause of SAI performance and draw […]

Auditor General of Cayman Appointed to the Post of Senior Policy Adviser at the OECD in Paris


Auditor General of Cayman Appointed to the Post of Senior Policy Adviser at the OECD in Paris

Auditor General of the Cayman Islands Mr. Alastair Swarbick announced his resignation to the Governor General on August 11, 2015 effective October 02, 2015. Alastair served as Auditor General since July 2010. He is leaving the Cayman Islands to take up a position as a Senior Policy Adviser at the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and […]