Director of the Office of Internal Audit and Investigations

The Director of the Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (OIAI) provides leadership on the IFRC’s internal audit and risk management activities.

Kris Wallace

  • 17 Chemin des Crêts, Petit-Saconnex, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland
    P.O. Box 303 CH – 1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland

Kris Wallace was appointed Director of the Office of Internal Audit and Investigations in May 2021, having previously worked as the IFRC’s Head of Internal Audit.

Before joining the IFRC, Kris spent the past decade working in audit and investigation leadership roles within the UK Government—including serving as Deputy Head of Audit and Investigations for the former UK Department for International Development (DFID).

During his career, Kris has led audits and investigations in more than 50 countries around the world, including in conflict-affected countries such as Sudan and Somalia. He has extensive experience in leading high-profile and media-sensitive investigations and led the development and implementation of DFID’s Safeguarding Investigation Team.

Kris is a longstanding member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CMIIA). He has a postgraduate Diploma in Audit and Consultancy as well as a master’s degree in Counter Fraud and Corruption Studies.