Clarence Mpofu

Director of Audit

Clarence Mpofu (BSc, ACCA)

Clarence is one of TIAA’s Directors of Audit having joined the company in 2014. Fluent in Zulu and Ndebele, Clarence is committed and highly driven with extensive experience in internal audit for nearly three decades. Managing an office of highly skilled specialists, Clarence consistently delivers to his portfolio of clients across different public sector organisations...

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Clarence is one of TIAA’s Directors of Audit having joined the company in 2014. Fluent in Zulu and Ndebele, Clarence is committed and highly driven with extensive experience in internal audit for nearly three decades.

Managing an office of highly skilled specialists, Clarence consistently delivers to his portfolio of clients across different public sector organisations especially in the education and Multi Academy Trust sectors.

Clarence was previously Head of Internal Audit for a number of organisations and uses that knowledge to provide oversight on all aspects of the service, including developing strategic and annual plans, presenting to audit committees, devising, monitoring and reviewing individual audit assignments and strengthening assurance at every client. Clarence has the experience to make significant and recognised contributions to maintaining and improving internal control and performance, ultimately leading to the improvement of operational performance.

Career Highlights

  • Seconded to the South East England Development Agency, managing the assurance function and responsible for the reporting and relationship management with the Department of Business Innovation and Skills and Treasury Internal Auditors.
  • Working with an FE College following an FE Commissioner-led structure and prospects appraisals (SPA) to review progress in the delivery of their recovery plan, to identify key risks to delivery which could impact on the delivery of their objectives.
  • Leading a review of a capital project with a budget of over £30 million and identifying savings of over £68K.
  • Supporting a University in reviewing their Student and Staff Wellbeing programme to assess their adequacy and whether they had been impacted on by Covid-19. This highlighted improvements which were taken on board and implemented immediately.
  • Working with six NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups which were merging into one in reviewing their merger plans and project delivery to ensure timely delivery of key milestones and deliverables. Clarence attended the monthly Ledger Merger Delivery Board meetings as a ‘critical friend’ until the project was successfully delivered.
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