Audit and Risk Committee

Supporting QQI's board in their responsibilities for issues of risk, control and aspects of governance

The Audit and Risk Committee evaluates the effectiveness of QQI’s internal control procedures, including the internal audit function.

Responsibilities include:

  • Risk Management
  • Internal Control
  • Internal Audit
  • External Audit
  • Financial Reporting

The Audit and Risk Committee consists of four members - one Board member and three independent external members. Deloitte have also been retained for certain internal audits. 

  • Mr Blake Hodkinson, Director of Further Education and Training, City of Dublin Education and Training Board (Chair).
  • Dr Kate Cullen, Assistant Professor, School of Business, Maynooth University.
  • Ms. Pearl Cunningham, Head of Finance, Higher Education Authority.
  • Mr. Walter Johnston, Head of Internal Audit, Department of Justice.