Regulatory Compliance Expert Karen Irwin Joins Protiviti As Managing Director in Toronto

 Regulatory Compliance Expert Karen Irwin Joins Protiviti As Managing Director  in Toronto  MENLO PARK, Calif., March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Karen Irwin, an expert in financial  regulatory compliance, has joined the Toronto office of global consulting firm  Protiviti ( as a managing director in its Risk and  Compliance solution.  Irwin has 17 years of professional experience in the financial services  sector, with a focus on regulatory risk management, compliance program design,  transformation and implementation, issue remediation and enforcement action  resolution. Her background also includes helping global clients improve key  control areas such as risk identification and assessment; monitoring and  supervision; and testing and analysis.  Prior to joining Protiviti, Irwin was a partner in the regulatory consulting  practice of a Big Four firm in Canada. There, she was responsible for  methodology and solution development, quality assurance and oversight of  client engagements and led large-scale, enterprise-wide engagements in  regulatory compliance and governance.  Irwin received her education in accounting and finance from the Centennial  College of Applied Arts and Technology and is a Certified General Accountant  (CGA).  About Protiviti Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that  helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance,  risk and internal audit, and has served more than 35 percent of FORTUNE  1000(®) and FORTUNE Global 500(®) companies. Protiviti and its independently  owned Member Firms serve clients through a network of more than 70 locations  in over 20 countries. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies,  including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies.  Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in  1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.  Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does  not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.  Logo -  NOTE TO EDITORS: photo available upon request.    SOURCE  Protiviti  Kathy Keller, +1-650-234-6252,  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  CO: Protiviti ST: California NI: FIN CPR ELE ARO 2575 WNEWS ACC